(jih ssi' uh) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh forgets.” Member of Saul's tribe of Benjamin who joined David at Ziklag as David fled before Saul (1 Chronicles 12:6). Modern translations read, Isshiah. A shortened form in Hebrew appears at
1 Chronicles 23:20, a Levite;
1 Chronicles 7:3, leader in tribe of Issachar;
1 Chronicles 24:21, a Levite;
1 Chronicles 24:25, another Levite;
Ezra 10:31, a man with a foreign wife. See Ishiah; Isshiah; Ishijah.
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'JESIAH'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".