Hezir

Hezir [N] [S]

swine or strong.

  • The head of the seventeenth course of the priests ( 1 Chronicles 24:15 ).
  • Nehemiah 10:20 , one who sealed Nehemiah's covenant.

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

    Bibliography Information

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

  • Hezir [N] [E]

    (Swine ).

    1. A priest in the time of David, leader of the seventeenth monthly course in the service. ( 1 Chronicles 24:15 ) (B.C. 1014.)
    2. One of the heads of the people (lay-men) who sealed the solemn covenant with Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 10:20 ) (B.C. 410.)

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

    Bibliography Information

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

    HEZIR

    he'-zer:

    (1) (chezir; the Septuagint's Codex Vaticanus, Chezein; Codex Alexandrinus, Iezeir):

    A Levite in the time of David (1 Chronicles 24:15).

    (2) Septuagint Hezeir):

    A chief of the people in the time of Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:20).


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