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Azaziah

Azaziah [N] [H] [S]

whom Jehovah strengthened.

  • One of the Levitical harpers in the temple ( 1 Chronicles 15:21 ).

  • The father of Hoshea, who was made ruler over the Ephraimites ( 1 Chronicles 27:20 ).

  • One who had charge of the temple offerings ( 2 Chronicles 31:13 ).

    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 Azaziah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Azaziah [N] [E] [S]

    strength of the Lord
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Azaziah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Azaziah [N] [E] [H]

    (whom the Lord strengthens )

    1. A Levite musician in the reign of David, appointed to play the harp in the service which attended the procession by which the ark was brought up from the house of Obed-edom. ( 1 Chronicles 15:21 ) (B.C. 1048.)
    2. The father of Hoshea, prince of the tribe of Ephraim when David numbered the people. ( 1 Chronicles 27:20 )
    3. One of the Levites in the reign of Hezekiah, who had charge of the tithes, and dedicated things in the temple. ( 2 Chronicles 31:13 )

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

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Azaziah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    AZAZIAH

    az-a-zi'-a (`azazyahu, "Yahweh is strong," or "strengthens"):

    (1) A Levite musician who participated in the services held on the return of the ark to Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 15:21). His name is omitted from the list in 1 Chronicles 15:18.

    (2) Father of Hoshea, who was the leader of Ephraim at the time that David enumerated the people (1 Chronicles 27:20).

    (3) A Levite who had charge of the offerings brought to the temple in the days of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 31:13).


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    These files are public domain.

    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'AZAZIAH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.