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Asur
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Asur
Asur (Ἀσούρ, Asour). 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.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Asur (Person)
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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Asur
Asur asʹər [GK. Asour] (1 Esd. 5:31); AV ASSUR. A family of Nethinim, perhaps the same as Harhur of Ezr. 2:51.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Asur
ASUR One of the temple servants whose descendants were among those who returned with Zerubbabel from the exile (1 Esd 5:31). The name Harhur appears in the parallel lists of Ezra 2:51 and Nehemiah 7:53.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ASUR
ASUR<as’-ur> ([ ʼΑσούρ, Asour]): the Revised Version (British and American) for Assur in 1 Esdras 5:31. Same as Harhur of Ezra 2:51.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Asur
Asur ay′suhr (Ασουρ). A man whose descendants were among the temple servants (Nethinim) under Zerubbabel (1 Esd. 5:31, KJV “Assur”; the name possibly corresponds to Harhur in Ezra 2:51 and Neh. 7:53).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Asur
ASUR, asʹur (Ἀσούρ, Asoúr) RV for Assur in 1 Esd 5:31. Same as Harhur of Ezr 2:51.
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Asur
Asur [ā-sur]: eponymous ancestor of a family of temple servants who returned from the Babylonian exile (1 Esd. 5:31; not mentioned in parallel lists in Ezra and Nehemiah)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ASUR
ASUR ay´suhr [’A σούρ Asour]. Family head whose descendants were among the 372 Temple servants who returned after the exile (1 Esd 5:31). Excluded in Ezra 2:51 and Neh 7:53.