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