Shecaniah or Shechaniah (both: shĕkˌənĪˈə) [key], in the Bible. 1, 2 Two chief priests. 3 Father-in-law of Tobiah. 4 See Shebaniah3. Additional mention of this name is in the books of Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah.

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