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AZARU (PERSON) [Gk Azarou (Ἀζαρου)]. Forefather of an exiled family numbering 432 which returned to Judah with Zerubbabel according to the list in 1 Esdr 5:15. If AZZUR [Heb ʿazzûr] (Neh 10:18—Eng 10:17) is accepted as an equivalent variant, then 1 Esdr 5:15 supplements Ezra 2:16b as BHS suggests (see
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