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Azzur

Azzur [N] [S]

same as Azur
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

Bibliography Information

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

Azzur [N] [H]

(one who helps ), one of the heads of the People who signed the covenant with Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 10:17 ) (B.C. 410.) The name is probably that of a family, and in Hebrew is the same as is elsewhere represented by AZUR.


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

Bibliography Information

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

AZZUR

az'-ur (`azzur, "helpful"):

(1) The father of Hananiah, a false prophet of Gibeon in the days of Zedekiah (Jeremiah 28:1ff).

(2) One of those who, with Nehemiah, sealed the covenant on the return from Babylon (Nehemiah 10:17).

(3) The father of Jaazaniah, "one of" the princes of the people who gave wicked counsel to the city of Jerusalem (Ezekiel 11:1f). the King James Version has "Azur" for (1) and (3), but the Hebrew form of (3) is `azur.


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