Hashabi'ah (Heb. Chashabyah', חֲשִׁביָה [and in 1Ch 25:3; 1Ch 26:20; 2Ch 35:9, the prolonged form Chashabya'hu, חֲשִׁבַיָהוּ], regarded by Jehovah; Sept. Α᾿σεβί, Α᾿σώβ, Α᾿σεβίας, Α᾿σαβία, etc.), the name of at least nine descendants of Levi.

1. Son of Amaziah and father of Malluch, of the family of Merari (1Ch 6:45). B.C. long ante 1014.

2. A son of Jeduthun, appointed by David over the twelfth course of Levitical singers (1Ch 25:3,19). B.C. 1014.

Bible concordance for HASHABIAH.

3. Son of Kemuel, of Hebron, appointed by David at the head of the officers to take charge of the sacred revenue west of the Jordan (1Ch 26:30; 1Ch 27:17). B.C. 1014.

4. One of the chief Levites who made voluntary offerings of victims for the renewal of the Temple services under Josiah (2Ch 35:9). B.C. 623.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

5. Son of Bunni and father of Azrikam, of the family of Merari (1Ch 9:14; Ne 11:15). B.C. considerably ante 440.

6. Son of Mattaniah and father of Bani, Levites (Ne 11:22). B.C. ante 440. 7. One of the chief priests entrusted by Ezra with the bullion and other valuables for the sacred vessels at Jerusalem (Ezr 8:24). He is probably the same whose father Hilkiah is mentioned in Ne 12:21. B.C. 536.

8. A descendant of Merari, who complied with Ezra's summons for persons to perform the proper Levitical functions at Jerusalem (Ezr 8:19). B.C. 536.

9. A chief of the Levites (Ne 12:24), "ruler of the half part of Keilah," who repaired part of the walls of Jerusalem (Ne 3:17), and subscribed the covenant of fidelity to Jehovah (Ne 10:11). B.C. 446-410.

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