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Harhas
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Harhas
Harhas (חַרְחַס‎, charchas). Ancestor of Shallum and father of Tikvah (2 Kgs 22:14). It seems that Harhas is referred to as Hasrah in the parallel passage 2 Chr 34:22, although it is possible that another ancestor is being referenced in this passage.
Hasrah
Hasrah (חַסְרָה‎, chasrah). Father or ancestor of Tokhath, whose son was Shallum, the husband of Huldah the prophetess (2 Chr 34:22). May also have been called Harhas (2 Kgs 22:14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Harhas (Person)
HARHAS (PERSON) [Heb ḥarḥas (חַרְחַס)]. Var. HASRAH. Grandfather of Shallum, husband of the prophetess Huldah (2 Kgs 22:14). The name is unusual and may have resulted from metathesis. In the parallel text in 2 Chr 34:22, Shallum’s grandfather is Ḥasrâ, which may be the proper form of the name.Pauline
Hasrah (Person)
HASRAH (PERSON) [Heb ḥasrā (חַסְרָהָ)]. Var. HARHAS. 1. Grandfather of Shallum, the husband of Huldah the prophetess (2 Chr 34:22 [ chellēs]). Harhas, a variant form of the name, appears in the parallel text of 2 Kgs 22:14.2. A temple servant who was the progenitor of a family which returned from
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Harhas
Harhas. Shallum’s grandfather. Shallum’s wife was Huldah the prophetess who delivered an oracle on the discovery of Josiah’s Book of the Law (2 Kgs 22:14; spelled Hasrah in 2 Chr 34:22).
Hasrah
Hasrah. Variant spelling of Harhas, Shallum’s grandfather, in 2 Chronicles 34:22.See Harhas.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Harhas
Harhas härʹhas [Heb. ḥarḥas]. Grandfather of Shallum, husband of Huldah (2 K. 22:14). The name appears as Hasrah in the parallel passage 2 Ch. 34:22.
Hasrah
1. Grandfather of Shallum, who was the husband of Huldah the prophetess (2 Ch. 34:22; in 2 K. 22:14, Harhas).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Harhas
HARHAS Shallum’s grandfather. Shallum’s wife was Huldah the prophetess (2 Kgs 22:14; spelled “Hasrah” in 2 Chr 34:22), who delivered an oracle for Josiah after the discovery of the Book of the Law by the high priest Hilkiah.
Hasrah
HASRAH* Variant spelling of Harhas, Shallum’s grandfather, in 2 Chronicles 34:22 (nlt mg). See Harhas.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Harhas
HARHAS. Grandfather of Shallum, husband of the prophetess Huldah (2 Kgs 22:14). In 2 Chr 34:22 the name is spelled Hasrah q.v.; the transposition of letters is probably a scribal error.
Hasrah
HASRAH. Grandfather of Shallum, the husband of Huldah, the prophetess who was consulted about the book of the law found during Josiah’s reign (2 Chr 34:22). Called Harhas q.v. in (2 Kgs 22:14).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Harhas
Harhas (Heb. ḥarḥas) (also HASRAH)The grandfather of Shallum, husband of the prophetess Huldah (2 Kgs. 22:14). At 2 Chr. 34:22 he is called Hasrah (1).
Hasrah
Hasrah (Heb. ḥasrâ) (also HARHAS)1. The grandfather of Shallum (2 Chr. 34:22). At 2 Kgs. 22:14 the name appears as Harhas.2. The head of a family who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel following the Exile (1 Esdr. 5:31; Gk. Asara). The name is omitted in the parallel accounts (Ezra 2:49; Neh.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Harhas
Harhas [härˊhăs] (Heb. ḥarḥas). The grandfather of Shallum, husband of the prophetess Huldah (2 Kgs. 22:14). At 2 Chr. 34:22 he is called Hasrah.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Harhas
Har´has (very poor), an ancestor of Shallum the husband of Huldah. 2 Kings 22:14. (b.c. before 623.)
Hasrah
Has´rah (very poor), the form in which the name Harhas is given in 2 Chron. 34:22; comp. 2 Kings 22:14.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hasrah
HAS´RAH (hasʹra). The father (or mother) of Tikvah or Tokhath and grandfather of Shallum, which last was husband of Huldah the prophetess (2 Chron. 34:22). The parallel passage (2 Kings 22:14) gives the name, probably by transposition, in the form Harhas. Hasrah is said to have been “keeper of the wardrobe,”
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hasrah
Hasrahpoverty, “keeper of the wardrobe,” i.e., of the sacerdotal vestments (2 Chr. 34:22); called Harhas 2 Kings 22:14. He was husband of the prophetess Huldah.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hasrah
HASRAH [HASS rah] — the grandfather of Shallum (2 Chr. 34:22), who was also called Harhas (2 Kin. 22:14).
See also
Relatives
Tikvah Son
Shallum Grandson