What does Shecaniah mean in the Bible?

Greek / Hebrew Translation Occurance
לִשְׁכַנְיָ֖הוּ a descendant of Zerubbabel whose descendants returned from exile with Ezra. / son of Jehiel of the sons of Elam and one who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra. / father of Shemaiah who repaired part of the wall of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah. / son of Arah 1
וּשְׁכַנְיָ֛הוּ a descendant of Zerubbabel whose descendants returned from exile with Ezra. / son of Jehiel of the sons of Elam and one who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra. / father of Shemaiah who repaired part of the wall of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah. / son of Arah 1

Definitions Related to Shecaniah

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   1 a descendant of Zerubbabel whose descendants returned from exile with Ezra.
   2 son of Jehiel of the sons of Elam and one who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra.
   3 father of Shemaiah who repaired part of the wall of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah.
   4 son of Arah, father-in-law of Tobiah who opposed Nehemiah.
   5 a priest who returned from exile with Zerubbabel.
   6 a priest in the time of king Hezekiah of Judah.
   Additional Information: Shecaniah or Shechaniah = “dweller with Jehovah”.
   

Frequency of Shecaniah (original languages)

Frequency of Shecaniah (English)

Dictionary

Holman Bible Dictionary - Shecaniah
(ssheh cuh ni' uh) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh has taken up residence.” Priest in Jerusalem during the days of Hezekiah. He helped distribute to the other priests the offerings given by the people to the Temple (2 Chronicles 31:11-15 ).
Easton's Bible Dictionary - Shecaniah
One intimate with Jehovah.
A priest to whom the tenth lot came forth when David divided the priests (1 Chronicles 24:11 ).
One of the priests who were set "to give to their brethren by courses" of the daily portion (2 Chronicles 31:15 ). Shechani'ah, id.
A priest whose sons are mentioned in 1 Chronicles 3:21,22 .
Ezra 8:5 .
Ezra 10:2-4 .
The father of Shemaiah, who repaired the wall of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 3:29 ).
The father-in-law of Tobiah (Nehemiah 6:18 ).
A priest who returned from the Captivity with Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 12:3 ; marg., or Shebaniah).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Shecaniah
SHECANIAH . 1 . A descendant of Zeruh. ( 1 Chronicles 3:21-22 , cf. Ezra 8:3 [1]). 2 . Au exile who returned ( Ezra 8:5 [2]). 3 . Chief of the tenth course of priests ( 1 Chronicles 24:11 ). 4 . A priest ( 2 Chronicles 31:15 ). 5 . A contemporary of Ezra ( Ezra 10:2 [3]). 6 . The father of Shemaiah ( Nehemiah 3:29 ). It is possible that he and No. 1 are identical. 7 . The father-in-law of Tobiah the Ammonite ( Nehemiah 6:18 ). 8 . The eponym of a family which returned with Zerubbabel ( Nehemiah 12:3 ). It is the same name which, by interchange of b and k , appears as Shebaniah in Nehemiah 10:4 ; Nehemiah 12:14 .
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Shecaniah
1. Head of the tenth priestly course. 1 Chronicles 24:11 .
2. Priest in the time of Hezekiah. 2 Chronicles 31:15 .
Hitchcock's Bible Names - Shecaniah
Habitation of the Lord
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Shecaniah
1. 1 Chronicles 24:11.
2. A priest under Hezekiah; distributed the priests' daily portion; those on duty and those off duty alike received (2 Chronicles 31:15-19).
Holman Bible Dictionary - Shecaniah
(ssheh cuh ni' uh) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh has taken up residence.” Priest in Jerusalem during the days of Hezekiah. He helped distribute to the other priests the offerings given by the people to the Temple (2 Chronicles 31:11-15 ).

Sentence search

Sechenias - 1Es 8:29 = Shecaniah , Ezra 8:3 ...
2 . 1Es 8:32 = Shecaniah , Ezra 8:6
Zathoes - so as to run ‘Of the sons of Zattu, Shecaniah the son of Jahaziel
Shebaniah - A priest or Levite who sealed the covenant ( Nehemiah 10:4 ; Nehemiah 12:14 [1])
Hattush - A descendant of David, who returned with Ezra from Babylon ( Ezra 8:2 [1]); see also 1 Chronicles 3:22 (but if we accept the LXX Jaha'zi-el - ) ...
The "son of Jahaziel" was the chief of the Bene-Shecaniah who returned from Babylon with Ezra
Shechaniah - (sshehch uh ni' uh) Abbreviated Hebrew form of personal name, Shecaniah
Shechaniah - (sshehch uh ni' uh) Abbreviated Hebrew form of personal name, Shecaniah
Shecaniah - Shecaniah
Jehiel - Father of Shecaniah ( Ezra 10:2 ); called in 1Es 8:92 Jeelus , perhaps identical with 9
Shemaiah - Son of Shecaniah, descendant of Zerubbabel ( 1 Chronicles 3:22 ). Son of Shecaniah, ‘keeper of the east gate,’ and assistant to Nehemiah in repairing the wall ( Jeremiah 29:24-32 )
Divorce - Shecaniah proposed sending away these foreign wives and children (10:3)