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Zerahiah

Zerahiah [N] [S]

the Lord rising; brightness 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
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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

Zerahiah [N] [H]

(Jehovah has risen ).

  1. A priest, son of Uzzi and ancestor of Ezra the scribe. ( 1 Chronicles 6:6 1 Chronicles 6:51 ; Ezra 7:4 )
  2. Father of Elihoenai of the sons of Pahath-moab, whose descendants returned from the captivity with Ezra. ( Ezra 8:4 )

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

ZERAHIAH

zer-a-hi'-a (zerachyah, "Yahweh hath risen" or "come forth"; the Septuagint has Zaraia, with variants):

(1) A priest of the line of Eleazar (1 Chronicles 6:6,51; Ezra 7:4).

(2) A head of a family, who returned with Ezra from Babylon (Ezra 8:4).


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