Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And by the good hand of our God upon us they brought us a man of understanding, of the sons of Mahli, the son of Levi, the son of Israel; and Sherebiah, with his sons and his brethren, eighteen;

Bible References

By the good hand

Ezra 8:22
For I was ashamed to request from the king troops and horsemen to protect us from the enemy on the way, because we had said to the king, “The hand of our God is favorably disposed to all those who seek Him, but His power and His anger are against all those who forsake Him.”
Ezra 7:28
and has extended lovingkindness to me before the king and his counselors and before all the king’s mighty princes. Thus I was strengthened according to the hand of the Lord my God upon me, and I gathered leading men from Israel to go up with me.
Nehemiah 2:8
and a letter to Asaph the keeper of the king’s forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the fortress which is by the temple, for the wall of the city and for the house to which I will go.” And the king granted them to me because the good hand of my God was on me.
Proverbs 3:6
In all your ways acknowledge Him,
And He will make your paths straight.

A man of understanding

Ezra 8:16
So I sent for Eliezer, Ariel, Shemaiah, Elnathan, Jarib, Elnathan, Nathan, Zechariah and Meshullam, leading men, and for Joiarib and Elnathan, teachers.
Proverbs 24:3
By wisdom a house is built,
And by understanding it is established;
Jeremiah 3:15
“Then I will give you shepherds after My own heart, who will feed you on knowledge and understanding.
Daniel 1:20
As for every matter of wisdom and understanding about which the king consulted them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and conjurers who were in all his realm.
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brethren, do not be children in your thinking; yet in evil be infants, but in your thinking be mature.

Mahli

Numbers 3:20
and the sons of Merari by their families: Mahli and Mushi. These are the families of the Levites according to their fathers’ households.
1 Chronicles 6:19
The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi. And these are the families of the Levites according to their fathers’ households.

Sherebiah

Ezra 8:24
Then I set apart twelve of the leading priests, Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and with them ten of their brothers;
Nehemiah 8:7
Also Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, the Levites, explained the law to the people while the people remained in their place.
Nehemiah 9:4
Now on the Levites’ platform stood Jeshua, Bani, Kadmiel, Shebaniah, Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani and Chenani, and they cried with a loud voice to the Lord their God.
Nehemiah 10:12
Zaccur, Sherebiah, Shebaniah,
Nehemiah 12:24
The heads of the Levites were Hashabiah, Sherebiah and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brothers opposite them, to praise and give thanks, as prescribed by David the man of God, division corresponding to division.