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Amariah

Amariah [N] [H] [S]

said by Jehovah.

  • One of the descendants of Aaron by Eleazar ( 1 Chronicles 6:7 1 Chronicles 6:52 ). He was probably the last of the high priests of Eleazar's line prior to the transfer of that office to Eli, of the line of Ithamar.

  • A Levite, son of Hebron, of the lineage of Moses ( 1 Chronicles 23:19 ; 24:23 ).

  • A "chief priest" who took an active part in the reformation under Jehoshaphat ( 2 Chronicles 19:11 ); probably the same as mentioned in 1 Chronicles 6:9 .

  • 1 Chronicles 6:11 ; Ezra 7:3 .
  • One of the high priests in the time of Hezekiah ( 2 Chronicles 31:15 ).
  • Zephaniah 1:1 .
  • Nehemiah 11:4 .
  • Nehemiah 10:3 .
  • Ezra 10:42 .

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Amariah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .