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Asnah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Asnah
Asnah (אַסְנָה‎, asnah). The ancestor of a family of temple servants (Ezra 2:50; 1 Esdras 5:31). Asnah is missing from the parallel list in Neh 7:46–56.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Asnah (Person)
ASNAH (PERSON) [Heb ʾasnâ (אַסְנָה)]. The head of a family of NETHINIM (temple servants) listed among those exiles returning from Babylon to Jerusalem and Judah (Ezra 2:50 = 1 Esdr 5:31). The name is absent from the list as recorded in Nehemiah 7. Galling (1951: 157) prefers to view these lists as registers
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Asnah
Asnah asnə [Heb. ’asnǎ—‘thornbush’; Gk. Asana]; AV and NEB Apoc. ASANA. One of the Nethinim, who returned with Zerubbabel from exile (Ezr. 2:50; 1 Esd. 5:31).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Asnah
ASNAH. The head of the family of Nethinim who returned from the Exile with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:50).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Asnah
Asnah (Heb. ʾasnâ)The head of a family of temple servants returning from Exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:50).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Asnah
Asnah [ăsˊnə] (Heb. ˒asnâ “thornbush”). One of the temple servants returning from Exile under Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:50).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Asnah
As´nah (thorn-bush). The children of Asnah were among the Nethinim who returned with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:50.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Asnah
AS´NAH (asʹna). The head of one of the families of the Temple servants (KJV, Nethinim) that returned from the Babylonian captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:50), about 536 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Asnah
ASNAH [AS nah] — one of the Nethinim (Temple servants) whose descendants returned to Jerusalem after the Captivity in Babylonia (Ezra 2:50).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ASNAH
ASNAH<as’-na> ( אַסְנָה‎ [’acnah], “thornbush”): One of the Nethinim, who returned with Zerubbabel from the exile (Ezra 2:50).
ASANA
ASANA<as’-a-na> ([ ʼΑσανά, Asana], Assana) = Asnah (Ezra 2:50); omitted in Nehemiah. The sons of Asana (temple-servants) returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (1 Esdras 5:31).
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Asnah
Asnah [As-nah](Hebrew origin: Thorn bush)(Ezra 2:50). Unspecified date. Asnah was an ancestor of a clan of Temple servants that returned with Zerubbabel from the Babylonian Exile.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Asnah
ASNAH (Ăsʹ năh) Proper name possibly with Egyptian origins relating to the god Nah. One of the Nethanims or temple servants who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel from exile about 537 b.c. (Ezra 2:50).
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