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Zichri

Zichri [N] [H] [S]

remembered; illustrious.

  • A Benjamite chief ( 1 Chronicles 8:19 ).

  • Another of the same tribe ( 1 Chronicles 8:23 ).

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

    Bibliography Information

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

  • Zichri [N] [E] [S]

    that remembers; that is a man
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
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    Bibliography Information

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

    Zichri [N] [E] [H]

    (memorable ).

    1. Son of Ishar the son of Kohath. ( Exodus 6:21 ) (B.C. 1401.)
    2. A Benjamite of the sons of Shimhi. ( 1 Chronicles 8:19 ) (B.C. 1440.)
    3. A Benjamite of the sons of Shashak. ( 1 Chronicles 8:23 )
    4. A Benjamite of the sons of Jeroham. ( 1 Chronicles 8:27 )
    5. Son of Asaph, elsewhere called ZABDI and ZACCUB. ( 1 Chronicles 9:15 )
    6. A descendant of Eliezer the son of Moses. ( 1 Chronicles 26:25 ) (B.C. before 1043.)
    7. The father of Eliezer, the chief of the Reubenites in the reign of David. ( 1 Chronicles 27:16 ) (B.C. before 1043.)
    8. One of the tribe of Judah, father of Amasiah. ( 2 Chronicles 11:16 )
    9. Father of Elishaphat, one of the conspirators with Jehoiada. ( 2 Chronicles 23:1 ) (B.C. before 876.)
    10. An Ephraimite hero in the invading army of Pekah the son of Remaliah. ( 2 Chronicles 28:7 ) (B.C. 734.)
    11. Father or ancestor of JOEL, 14. ( Nehemiah 11:9 )
    12. A priest of the family of Abijah, in the days of Joiakim the son of Jeshua. ( Nehemiah 12:17 ) (B.C. 480.)

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

    Bibliography Information

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

    ZICHRI

    zik'-ri (zikhri, meaning uncertain):

    (1) Levites:

    (a) grandson of Kohath (Exodus 6:21, where some the King James Version editions read wrongly, "Zithri");

    (b) an Asaphite (1 Chronicles 9:15), called "Zabdi" in Nehemiah 11:17, where the Septuagint's Codex Alexandrinus has Zechri = Zichri, but the Septuagint's Codex Vaticanus other names; see ZABDI, (4);

    (c) a descendant of Eliezer (1 Chronicles 26:25).

    (2) Benjamites:

    (a) 1 Chronicles 8:19;

    (b) 1 Chronicles 8:23;

    (c) 1 Chronicles 8:27;

    (d) Nehemiah 11:9.

    (3) Father of Eliezer, who was one of David's tribal princes (1 Chronicles 27:16).

    (4) Father of Amasiah, "who willingly offered himself unto Yahweh" (2 Chronicles 17:16).

    (5) Father of Elishaphat, a captain in Jehoiada's time (2 Chronicles 23:1).

    (6) "A mighty man of Ephraim," who when fighting under Pekah slew the son of Ahaz, the king of Judah (2 Chronicles 28:7).

    (7) A priest in the days of Joiakim (Nehemiah 12:17); the section, Nehemiah 12:14-21, is omitted by the Septuagint's Codex Vaticanus with the exception of "of Maluchi" (12:14); Lucian has Zacharias.

    David Francis Roberts


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