2 Chronicles 17:
And with them he sent
Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijah, and Tobadonijah, Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, priests.
Take of them of
the captivity, even
of Heldai, of Tobijah, and of Jedaiah, which are come from Babylon, and come thou the same day, and go into the house of Josiah the son of Zephaniah;
And the crowns shall be to Helem, and to Tobijah, and to Jedaiah, and to Hen the son of Zephaniah, for a memorial in the temple of the LORD.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
TOBIJAH . 1 . One of the Levites sent by Jehoshaphat to teach in the cities of Judah ( 2 Chronicles 17:8 ). 2 . One of a deputation that came from Babylon to Jerusalem with contributions of gold and silver ( Zechariah 6:10 ; Zechariah 6:14 ).
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Id., a Levite sent out through Judah by Jehoshaphat to teach the people (2 Chronicles 17:8 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(toh bi' juh) Alternate form of Tobiah. Levite whom Jehoshaphat sent to teach the people (2 Chronicles 17:8 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Levitesent by Jehoshaphat to teach the people. 2 Chronicles 17:8 .
2. One who returned from exile, apparently bringing treasures of gold and silver, of which crowns were made, to be "for a memorial in the temple of Jehovah." Zechariah 6:10,14 .
- A Jew from Babylon, from whom and Tobijah
and Jedaiah the gold and silver which they presented toward building the temple were to be taken, and crowns made for Joshua's head, afterward to be deposited in the temple as a memorial of the donors (as Cornelius' prayers and ahns of faith "came up for a memorial before God," Acts 10:4), until Messiah should come
- TOBIAH or Tobijah
("goodness of Jehovah"
Zechariah, the Book of
- The crowns were made of silver and gold, presented for the temple by Heldah, Tobijah
, and Jedaiah, coming from Babylon, and should be deposited in the temple' as a memorial of the donors until Messiah appear; and as typifying Israel's return from afar to the King of the Jews at Jerusalem (Isaiah 60:9), and secondarily the conversion of the Gentiles from "far off" (Zechariah 6; Zechariah 2:11; Zechariah 8:22-23; Isaiah 60:10; Isaiah 57:19)