Shecaniah


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Shecaniah

Shecaniah or Shechaniah (both: shĕkˌənīˈə), in the Bible. 1, 2 Two chief priests. 3 Father-in-law of Tobiah. 4 See Shebaniah (3.) Additional mention of this name is in the books of Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah.
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In response to what he learned, and upon the recommendation of Shecaniah that the foreign women and their children be expelled from the land (Ezra 10:3), Ezra gathered together all the men in Jerusalem from the tribes of Judah and Benjamin and declared: '[You have trespassed by bringing home foreign women, thus aggravating the guilt of Israel.