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Bazlith
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bazlith
Bazlith (בַּצְלִית‎, batslith; בַּצְלוּת‎, batsluth). Ancestor of a family of temple servants (Ezra 2:52; Neh 7:54).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bazlith (Person)
BAZLITH (PERSON) [Heb baṣlı̂t (בַּצְלִית)]. Var. BAZLUTH. Head of a family of nĕtı̂nı̂m (temple servants) (see NETHINIM) listed among those exiles returning from Babylon to Jerusalem and Judah (Neh 7:54 = Ezra 2:52; 1 Esdr 5:31). While the Greek in all three occurrences is Basalōth, Ezra employs the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bazlith, Bazluth
Bazlith, Bazluth. Ancestor of a group of temple assistants returning to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (Ezr 2:52, Bazluth; Neh 7:54).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bazlith
Bazlith bazʹlith [Heb. baṣlîṯ] (Neh. 7:54); BAZLUTH [baṣlûṯ] (Ezr. 2:52); [GK. basalōṯ] (1 Esd. 5:31); AV BASALOTH; NEB BAALOTH. The head of a family of temple-servitors who returned with Zerubbabel to Jerualem.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bazlith, Bazluth
BAZLITH*, BAZLUTH Ancestor of a group of temple assistants returning to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (Ezr 2:52, “Bazluth”; Neh 7:54).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bazlith
BAZLITH. The ancestor of a family group included among the Nethinim (q.v.), members of which returned from Babylonian Exile. The spelling is sometimes Bazluth and Bazloth; the correct rendering is difficult to determine (Ezr 2:52; Neh 7:54).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bazlith, Bazluth
Bazlith, Bazluth (Heb. baṣlɩ̂ṯ, baṣlûṯ)A temple servant whose descendants returned from Exile under Zerubbabel (Neh. 7:54). In the parallel list the name is spelled “Bazluth” (Ezra 2:52).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bazlith
Bazlith [băzˊlĭth] (Heb. baṣlîṯ). A temple servant whose descendants returned from Exile under Zerubbabel (Neh. 7:54; cf. “Bazluth,” Ezra 2:52).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bazlith
Baz´lith (asking). “Children of Bazlith” were among the Nethinim who returned with Zerubbabel. Neh. 7:54. In Ezra 2:52 the name is given as Bazluth. (b.c. 536.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bazlith
BAZ´LITH (bazʹlith). The head of one of the families of the Temple servants that returned to Jerusalem from the Exile (Neh. 7:54). He is called Bazluth in Ezra 2:52. The NIV renders Bazluth in both passages.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bazlith
BAZLITH [BAZ lihth] — one of the Nethinim (Temple servants) whose descendants returned from the Captivity (Ezra 2:52; Neh. 7:54).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BAZLITH; BAZLUTH
BAZLITH; BAZLUTH<baz’-lith>, <baz’-luth> (בַּצְלִית‎ [batslith], Nehemiah 7:54; בַּצְלוּת‎ [batsluth], Ezra 2:52; Basaloth, 1 Esdras 5:31, “asking”): The descendants of Bazlith (temple-servants) returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem.
BASALOTH
BASALOTH<bas’-a-loth> (A, [Βααλώθ, Baaloth]; B, [Βασαλέμ, Basalem]; 1 Esdras 5:31 = Bazluth (Ezra 2:52) and Bazlith (Nehemiah 7:54)): The descendants of Basaloth (temple-servants) returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem.
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