Izrahite [S]

the designation of one of David's officers ( 1 Chronicles 27:8 ).

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

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

Bibliography Information

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

Izrahite [E]

(descendant of Zerah ), The, the designation of Shamhuth ( 1 Chronicles 27:8 ) Its real force probably Zerahite, that is, from the great Judaic family of Zerah. [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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


iz'-ra-hit (yizrach, "rising, shining"):

Shamhuth, the captain of the 5th monthly course (1 Chronicles 27:8), is called an "Izrahite." The name may be derived from the town or family of Izrah, but more likely is a corruption of the word "Zerahite," descendant of Zerah of Judah.

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