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Listed in 1 Esdras 5:31 as the ancestor of a family of temple servants who returned to Judah with Zerubbabel. The name Harhur appears in place of Asur in Ezra 2:51 and Neh 7:53.
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ASUR (PERSON) [Gk Asour (Ἀσουρ)]. A temple servant who was the progenitor of a family which returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (1 Esdr 5:31). 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
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