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Arah (son of Ulla)
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Arah (Person)
ARAH (PERSON) [Heb ʾārāḥ (אָרָח‎)]. 1. Head of a family of Babylonian exiles who are listed as returnees under the leadership of Zerubbabel and others (Ezra 2:5 = Neh 7:10 = 1 Esdr 5:10). Later in the postexilic period Tobiah, the adversary of Nehemiah, married a woman from the family of Arah (Neh
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Arah
Arah. 1. Ulla’s son from Asher’s tribe (1 Chr 7:39).2. Ancestor of a group of people that returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (Ezr 2:5; Neh 7:10).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Arah
ARAH1. Ulla’s son from Asher’s tribe (1 Chr 7:39).2. Ancestor of a group of people that returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (Ezr 2:5; Neh 7:10).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Arah
Arah (air´uh).1 An Asherite, son of Ulla, who appears in a list of heads of houses, warriors, and chief princes (1 Chron. 7:39).2 An ancestor of 775 people who returned from the Babylonian exile (Ezra 2:5), though Neh. 7:10 cites a census of his descendants as numbering 652. Some of his descendants
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Arah
ARAH. A man of the tribe of Asher (1 Chr 7:39). His numerous descendants returned from the Exile with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:5; Neh 6:18; 7:10).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Arah
Arah (Heb. ʾāraḥ)1. The oldest son of Ulla of the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 7:39).2. An Israelite whose descendants (775, according to Ezra 2:5; 652 at Neh. 7:10) returned from the Exile at the time of Zerubbabel. He is probably the same as the Arah mentioned at Neh. 6:18, whose son Shecaniah was the
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Arah
A´rah (wayfaring).1. An Asherite, of the sons of Ulla. 1 Chron. 7:39.2. The sons of Arah returned with Zerubbabel in number 775 according to Ezra 2:5, but 652 according to Neh. 7:10. (b.c. 536.) One of his descendants, Shechaniah, was the father-in-law of Tobiah the Ammonite. Neh. 6:18.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Arah
A´RAH (aʹrā; “wayfaring”).1. The first named of the three sons of Ulla, of the tribe of Asher (1 Chron. 7:39).2. An Israelite, whose posterity (variously stated as 775 and 652 in number) returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:5; Neh. 7:10), 536 b.c. He is probably the same as the Arah whose
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Arah
ARAH [A rah] — the name of two Old Testament men:1. A son of Ulla, of the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 7:39).2. The father of a family that returned from the Captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:5; Neh. 7:10).
See also
Relatives
Ulla Father
Hanniel Brother
Rizia Brother
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