Ezrah (father of Jether)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ezrah (עֶזְרָה‎, ezrah, ezrah). A descendant of Judah and father to four sons (1 Chr 4:17).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ezrah [Heb. ʿezrâ (1 Ch. 4:17)]. Probably abbreviated forms of ʿazaryâ—‘Yah (weh) helps.’
2. A member of the tribe of Judah and father of Jether and three other sons (1 Ch. 4:17).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ezrah (Heb. ʿezrâ)A Judahite (1 Chr. 4:17), listed among the descendants of Caleb.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ezrah [ĕzˊrə] (Heb. ˓ezrâ “help”). A man of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr. 4:17), listed among the descendants of Caleb.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
EZ´RAH (ezʹra). A descendant of Judah, the father of several sons. His own parentage is not given (1 Chron. 4:17).
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Ezra [Ez-ruh](Hebrew origin: Help)(1 Chronicles 4:17). Unspecified date. Ezra, a descendant of Judah, was the father of Jether, Mered, Epher, and Jalon. His son Mered married Bithiah, daughter of the Pharaoh of Egypt.(Ezra 7:1). 5th century b.c. Ezra, a priest, scribe, and scholar, knowledgeable in
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
EZRAH (Ĕzʹ rȧ) Modern translation spelling of Ezra in 1 Chron. 4:17 to reflect different final letter in Hebrew spelling. This Ezra is a descendant of Judah about whom nothing else is known. The spelling of his name may be a Hebrew form, whereas the more common spelling is Aramaic. See Ezra.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Ezrah ez’ruh (עֶזְרָהH6477, “help”). KJV Ezra. A descendant of Judah who had four sons (1 Chr. 4:17). His precise place in the genealogy is not indicated (see discussion in G. N. Knoppers, I Chronicles 1–9, AB 12 [2004], 352–56).
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