Shebani'ah (Heb. Shebanyah', שׁבִניָה, increased of Jehovah; once [1Ch 15:24] in the prolonged form Shebanya'hu, שׁבִניָהוּ), the name of four Hebrews.
1. (Sept. Σεβενία v.r. Σοβνεία and Σομνία.) One of the Levitical trumpeters on the removal of the ark from the house of Obed-edom to Jerusalem (1Ch 15:24). B.C. 1043.
2. (Sept. Σαβανία and Σεχενία, v.r. Σεβανία, Σαχανία, etc.) One of Ezra's Levitical attendants, who stood upon the steps and uttered the prayer of confession and thanksgiving (Ne 9:4-5), and joined in the sacred covenant (10:10). B.C. 459.
3. (Sept. Σεβανία.) Another Levite who joined in the same covenant (Ne 10:12). B.C. 459.
4. (Sept. Σεβανί, Σεχενία.) A priest who did the same (Ne 10:4; Ne 12:14). B.C. 459. He had a son named Joseph (ver. 14). Hie is apparently the same elsewhere (ver. 3) called SHECHANIAH (q.v.).