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Aziza
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Aziza, Son of Zattu
Aziza, Descendant of Zattu (עֲזִיזָא‎, aziza'). A member of the family of Zattu in the postexilic Jewish community. Aziza was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:27).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Aziza (Person)
AZIZA (PERSON) [Heb ʿăzı̂zāʾ (עֲזִיזָא)]. A descendant of Zattu and one of the returned exiles who was required by Ezra to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:27). Aziza is derived from the verbal root ʿzz “to be strong” and probably means “the strong one” (IPN, 225). In the parallel text of 1 Esdr 9:28,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Aziza
Aziza. Zattu’s descendant who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife (Ezr 10:27).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Aziza
Aziza ə-zīʹzə [Heb. azîzā’—‘the powerful’]. One who divorced his foreign wife (Ezr. 10:27). Cf. Zerdaiah in 1 Esd. 9:28.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Aziza
AZIZA Zattu’s descendant who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife (Ezr 10:27).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Aziza
AZIZA. One of the sons of Zattu who obeyed Ezra and put away his foreign wife (Ezr 10:27).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Aziza
Aziza (Heb. ʿăzɩ̂zāʾ)An Israelite of the lineage of Zattu, compelled by Ezra to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:27).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Aziza
Aziza [ə zīˊ zə] (Heb. ˓azîzā˒ “strong”). An Israelite of the lineage of Zattu; he was compelled to divorce his foreign wife at the command of Ezra (Ezra 10:27).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Aziza
Azi´za (strong), a layman of the family of Zattu, who had married a foreign wife after the return from Babylon. Ezra 10:27.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Aziza
AZI´ZA (a-ziʹza; “strong”). An Israelite, descendant of Zattu, who, after his return from Babylon, divorced the Gentile wife he had married (Ezra 10:27), 456 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Aziza
AZIZA [a ZIE zah] (powerful) — a son of Zattu who divorced his pagan wife after the Captivity (Ezra 10:27).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AZIZA
AZIZA<a-zi’-za> עֲזִיזָא‎ [̀aziza’] “the powerful”): Aziza had taken a foreign wife (Ezra 10:27): compare Zardeus (1 Esdras 9:28 the Revised Version (British and American)).
ZARDEUS
ZARDEUS<zar-de’-us> (Codex Alexandrinus [Ζαρδαίας, Zardaias]; Codex Vaticanus Swete and Fritzsche, [Ζεραλίας, Zeralias]; the King James Version Sardeus): One of the sons of Zamoth who had married “strange wives” (1 Esdras 9:28) = “Aziza” of Ezr 10:27.
See also
Relatives
Zattu Father
Eliashib Brother
Mattaniah Brother
Elioenai Brother
Zabad Brother