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Amzi (son of Bani)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Amzi, Son of Bani
Amzi, Son of Bani (אַמְצִי‎, amtsiy). A Levite known only from his appearance in 1 Chr 6:46 in the genealogy of Ethan, the temple singer from the Levitical clan of Merari (1 Chr 6:44–47). Amzi was the son of Bani and the father of Hilkiah.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Amzi (Person)
AMZI (PERSON) [Heb ʾamṣı̂ (אַמְצִי‎)]. 1. A Levite, the son of Bani, the father of Hilkiah, and the grandfather of Amaziah (1 Chr 6:30–31—Eng 6:45–46). His name occurs in a list of twelve descendants of Merari, Levi’s son, which legitimizes Ethan ben Kishi as one of three levitical singers appointed
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Amzi
Amzi. 1. Merarite Levite and an ancestor of Ethan the musician (1 Chr 6:46).2. Forefather of Adaiah and a priest of Malchijah’s division (Neh 11:12).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Amzi
AMZI1. Merarite Levite and an ancestor of Ethan the musician (1 Chr 6:46).2. Forefather of Adaiah and a priest of Malchijah’s division (Neh 11:12).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Amzi
AMZI1. Son of Bani of the tribe of Levi (1 Chr 6:46).2. A priest, the son of Zechariah (Neh 11:12).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Amzi
Amzi (Heb. ʾaṯṣɩ̂)1. A Levite of the family of Merari; the son of Bani and an ancestor of Ethan (1 Chr. 6:46 [MT 31]).2. A priest, the son of Zechariah and an ancestor of Adaiah (Neh. 11:12).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Amzi
Amzi [ămˊzī] (Heb. ˓amṣî “my strength” perhaps an abbreviation of Amaziah “the Lord strengthens”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Amzi
Am´zi (strong).1. A Levite of the family of Merari. 1 Chron. 6:46.2. A priest. Neh. 11:12.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Amzi
AM´ZI (amʹzĭ; “strong”).1. Son of Bani, of the family of Merari, and in the ancestry of Ethan, who was appointed one of the leaders of the Temple music (1 Chron. 6:46).2. Son of Zechariah and ancestor of Adaiah, who was actively engaged in the building of the second Temple (Neh. 11:12), before 445
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Amzi
AMZI [Am zih] (my strength) — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. A descendant of Merari, of the tribe of Levi (1 Chr. 6:46).2. An ancestor of Adaiah (Neh. 11:12).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AMZI
AMZI<am’-zi> ( עֲמְצִי‎ [̀amtsi], “my strength”):1. A Levite of the family of Merari (1 Chronicles 6:46).2. A priest of the family of Adaiah in the second temple. His father’s name was Zechariah (Nehemiah 11:12).
See also
Relatives
Bani Father
Hilkiah Son
Amaziah Grandson
Shemer Grandfather
Roles