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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Shabbethai

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[many Shabbeth'ai', some Shabbetha'i] (Heb. Shabbethai', שִׁבִּתִי , Sabbatical, i.e. born on the Sabbath; Sept. Σαββαθα v.r. Σαβαθα and Καββαθα ; in Nehemiah 8:7 Σαββαθαῖος ), one of the chief Levites, who was active in the reformations and restoration under Ezra and Nehemiah. (Ezra 10:15; Nehemiah 8:7; Nehemiah 11:16). B.C. cir. 450.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Shabbethai'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/s/shabbethai.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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