Jeshaiah, Jesaiah

JESHAIAH, JESAIAH (jē-shā'ya, jē-sā'ya, Heb. yesha‘yâhû, yesha‘yâh, Jehovah saves). 1. A son of Jeduthun, and a musician in David’s reign; he became the ancestral head of one of the courses of musicians (1Chr.25.3, 1Chr.25.15).

2. A Levite, son of Rehabiah and ancestor of Shelomith, one of David’s treasurers (1Chr.26.25).

3. A son of Hananiah, and grandson of Zerubbabel (1Chr.3.21).

4. A son of Athaliah and descendant of Elam. He returned from Babylon with Ezra (Ezra.8.7).

5. A descendant of Merari who returned with Ezra from Babylon (Ezra.8.19).

6. A Benjamite, the father of Ithiel (Neh.11.7).