Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And one of the sons of Joiada, the son of Eliashib the high priest, was son in law to Sanballat the Horonite: therefore I chased him from me.
And Jeshua, begat Joiakim, - and Joiakim, begat Eliashib, and, Eliashib, begat Joiada;
Son in law
Now, before this, Eliashib the priest, who was set over a chamber of the house of God, was allied unto Tobiah;
Moreover, in those days, were the nobles of Judah busy with their letters which were going unto Tobiah, - and those of Tobiah were coming unto them;
But, when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they laughed at us, and poured contempt upon us, - and said, What is this thing which ye would do? against the king, would ye rebel?
So I contended with them, and laid a curse upon them, and I smote, from among them, certain men, and pulled out their hair, - and I put them on oath by God, Ye shall not give your daughters unto their sons, nor take of their daughters, for your sons nor for yourselves.
Morning by morning, will I uproot, All the lawless ones of the land, That I may cut off, out of the city of Yahweh - All the workers of iniquity.
A king sitting on the throne of judgment, scattereth, with his eyes, all wrong.
For, they who bear rule, are not a terror unto the good work but unto the evil. Wouldst thou not be afraid of the authority? That which is good, be thou doing, and thou shall have praise of the same;
Drive away the scoffer, that strife may depart, and quarrel, and contempt may cease.