elasah Summary and Overview
elasah in Easton's Bible Dictionary
God made. (1.) One of the descendants of Judah, of the family of Hezron (1 Chr. 2:39, "Eleasah"). (2.) A descendant of king Saul (1 Chr. 8:37; 9:43). (3.) The son of Shaphan, one of the two who were sent by Zedekiah to Nebuchadnezzar, and also took charge of Jeremiah's letter to the captives in Babylon (Jer. 29:3).
elasah in Smith's Bible Dictionary
(whom God made). 1. A priest in the time of Ezra who had married a Gentile wife. #Ezr 10:22| (B.C. 458). 2. Son of Shaphan, one of the two men who were sent on a mission by King Zedekiah to Nebuchadnezzar at Babylon. #Jer 29:3| (B.C. 594.)
elasah in Schaff's Bible Dictionary
EL'ASAH (whom God made). 1. The son of Shaphan. Jer 29:3. 2. A priest who had a foreign wife. Ezr 10:22.
elasah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Ezra 10:22. 2. Son of Shaphan, one of the two sent by king Zedekiah to Nebuchadnezzar at Babylon (by whose permission alone be reigned) after the first deportation. He took charge of Jeremiah's letter to the captives (Jeremiah 29:3).