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shecaniah in Easton's Bible Dictionary

one intimate with Jehovah. (1.) A priest to whom the tenth lot came forth when David divided the priests (1 Chr. 24:11). (2.) One of the priests who were set "to give to their brethren by courses" of the daily portion (2 Chr. 31:15). Shechani'ah, id. (1.) A priest whose sons are mentioned in 1 Chr. 3:21, 22. (2.) Ezra 8:5. (3.) Ezra 10:2-4. (4.) The father of Shemaiah, who repaired the wall of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:29). (5.) The father-in-law of Tobiah (Neh. 6:18). (6.) A priest who returned from the Captivity with Zerubbabel (Neh. 12:3; marg., or Shebaniah).

shecaniah in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

SHECANI'AH (familiar with Jehovah). 1. One of the priests chosen by lot during David's reign. 1 Chr 24:11. 2. A Levite in the reign of Hezekiah. 2 Chr 31:15.

shecaniah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

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).