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Apherra
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Apherra
Apherra (Αφερρά, Apherra). Listed among the descendants of Solomon’s servants (1 Esdras 5:34).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Apherra (Person)
APHERRA (PERSON) [Gk Apherra (Ἀφερρα)]. A servant of Solomon whose descendants returned from exile in Babylon with Zerubbabel (1 Esdr 5:34). Although 1 Esdras is often assumed to have been compiled from Ezra and Nehemiah, this family does not appear among their lists of returning exiles (cf. Ezra 2:57;
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Apherra
Apherra ə-ferʹə [GK. Apherra]. One of Solomon’s servants whose descendants are mentioned collectively in the postexilic list at 1 Esd. 5:34, but not in Ezr. 2:57 or Neh. 7:59.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
APHERRA
APHERRA<a-fer’-a> ([ ʼΑφερρά, Apherra]): Head of a family of children of Solomon’s servants in the post-exilic list, one of eight listed in 1 Esdras 5:34 after Pochereth-hazzebaim of Ezra 2:57 = Nehemiah 7:59.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Apherra
Apherra uh-fer′uh (Αφερρα). Ancestor of a family of Solomon’s servants who returned with Zerubbabel (1 Esd. 5:34). His name does not appear in the parallel lists (Ezra 2:57; Neh. 7:59).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Apherra
APHERRA, a-ferʹa (Ἀφερρά, Apherrá): Head of a family of children of Solomon’s servants in the post-exilic list, one of eight listed in 1 Esd 5:34 after Pochereth-hazzebaim of Ezr 2:57 = Neh 7:59.
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Apherra
Apherra [uh-fer-uh]: head of a family of Solomon’s servants (1 Esd. 5:34; omitted from parallel texts in Ezra 2:57 and Neh. 7:59)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
APHERRA
APHERRA uh-fer´uh [Ἀφερρά Apherra]. One of several heads of families who were descendants of Solomon’s servants who altogether numbered 372 (1 Esd 5:34).