ze'-ra-hits (ha-zarchi; Codex Vaticanus ho Zarai; Codex Alexandrinus ho Zaraei; the King James Version Zarhites):
(1) A family of Simeonites (Numbers 26:13).
(2) Descendants of Zerah, son of Judah (Numbers 26:20). To this family Achan belonged (Joshua 7:17), as did also two of David's captains (1 Chronicles 27:11,13).
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ZERAHITES'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.