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Reaiah

Reaiah [N] [S]

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

Reaiah [N] [H]

(seen of Jehovah ).

  1. A descendant of Shubal the son of Judah. ( 1 Chronicles 4:2 )
  2. The children of Reaiah were a family of Nethinim who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel. ( Ezra 2:47 ; Nehemiah 7:50 ) (B.C. before 536.)

[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 'Reaiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

REAIAH

re-a'-ya, re-i'-a (re'ayah, "Yah has seen"; Septuagint:

Codex Vaticanus, Rhada, A, Rheia):

(1) The eponym of a Calebite family (1 Chronicles 4:2). The word "Reaiah" should probably be substituted for "Haroeh" in 1 Chronicles 2:52, but both forms may be corruptions.

(2) A Reubenite (1 Chronicles 5:5, the King James Version "Reaia").

See JOEL.

(3) The family name of a company of Nethinim (Ezra 2:47; Nehemiah 7:50 = 1 Esdras 5:31).


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