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Amasiah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Amasiah, Son of Zichri
Amasiah, Son of Zichri (עֲמַסְיָה‎, amasyah). A volunteer captain of 200,000 warriors of Judah during the reign of Jehoshaphat (2 Chr 17:16).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Amasiah (Person)
AMASIAH (PERSON) [Heb ʿămasyâ (עֲמַסְיָה)]. Amasiah (meaning “Yahweh carried or supported”), son of Zichri, was from the tribe of Judah and a lieutenant of Adnah, commander of Jehoshaphat’s standing army (2 Chr 17:16). He stands out in this list of military commanders for his piety and altruistic motives
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Amasiah
Amasiah. Military leader in the time of Jehoshaphat, in charge of 200,000 men. Amasiah was Zichri’s son and a man of unusual piety (2 Chr 17:16).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Amasiah
Amasiah am-ə-sīʹə [Heb. amasyâ—‘Yahweh has borne’] (2 Ch. 17:16). One of the captains of Jehoshaphat.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Amasiah
AMASIAH Military leader in the time of Jehoshaphat, in charge of 200,000 men. Amasiah was Zichri’s son and a man of unusual piety (2 Chr 17:16).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Amasiah
AMASIAH. Son of Zichri; a commander from Judah in Jehoshaphat’s army who had volunteered for the Lord’s service (2 Chr 17:16).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Amasiah
Amasiah (Heb. ʿămasyâ)The son of Zichri of Judah. One who volunteered for service, he was commander over 200 thousand soldiers (perhaps 200 units; 2 Chr. 17:16).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Amasiah
Amasiah [ămˊə sīˊə] (Heb. ˓amasyâ “the Lord has borne”). The son of Zichri of Judah, a volunteer servant of the Lord and a commander over two hundred thousand soldiers (2 Chr. 17:16).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Amasiah
AMASIAH Son of Zichri, a soldier in the army of King Jehoshaphat of Judah (2 Chr 17:16). He was “a volunteer for the service of the Lord” and was named commander of a division of warriors from Judah.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Amasiah
Amasi´ah (whom Jehovah bears), son of Zichri and captain of 200,000 warriors of Judah in the reign of Jehoshaphat. 2 Chron. 17:16. (b.c. 910.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Amasiah
AMASI´AH (am-a-sīʹā; “burden of Jehovah”). The son of Zichri, a chieftain of Judah, who volunteered to assist King Jehoshaphat in his religious reform, with 200,000 chosen troops (2 Chron. 17:16), 872 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Amasiah
Amasiahburden of (i.e., “sustained by”) Jehovah, the “son of Zichri, who willingly offered himself unto the Lord,” a captain over thousands under Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 17:16; comp. Judg. 5:9).
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Zichri Father
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