SELEMIAH sĭ lē’ mĭ ə. One of the five swift scribes that Ezra was commanded to take with him (2 Esd 14:24). The name is prob. identical with SELEMIAS of 1 Esdras 9:34 KJV. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) sel-e-mi’-a: One of the swift scribes whose services Ezra was commanded to secure (2 Esdras 14:24). The name is probably identical with SELEMIAS of 1 Esdras 9:34 (which see).