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Harim (priest under Zerubbabel)
Head or ancestor of a family of priests, exiles who returned to Judah.
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Harim (Person)
HARIM (PERSON) [Heb ḥārim (חָרִם)], Var. ANNAN; REHUM. 1. Name of one of the 24 divisions of the priests in the time of David (1 Chr 24:8). Although the Chronicler attributes this division of the priests to David, most scholars regard the list as reflecting priestly organization from a later time,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Harim
Harim. 1. Priest whom King David appointed to official duties in the temple (1 Chr 24:8).2. Ancestor of a Jewish family which returned from the Babylonian exile with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:32; Neh 10:5). Members of this family were guilty of marrying foreign women (Ezr 10:31), but they divorced their wives
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Annan
Annan anʹən [GK. Annan, A Annas] (1 Esd. 9:32); AV, NEB, ANNAS. The head of a family who returned from exile with Ezra, called Harim in Ezr. 10:31.
Harim
1. A nonpriestly family that returned from captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezr. 2:32; Neh. 7:35); mentioned among those who married foreign wives (Ezr. 10:31); also mentioned among those who renewed the covenant (Neh. 10:27 [MT 28]).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Annan
ANNAN Father of five sons who divorced their foreign wives under the direction of Ezra (1 Esd 9:32), also called Harim (Ezr 10:31).
Harim
HARIM1. Priest whom King David appointed to official duties in the temple (1 Chr 24:8).2. Ancestor of a Jewish family who returned from the Babylonian exile with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:32; Neh 10:5). Members of this family were guilty of marrying foreign women (Ezr 10:31), but they divorced their wives
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Harim
Harim (hair´im; Heb., “consecrated” or “dedicated”).1 A priest, descendant of Aaron and head of a major line of priests (1 Chron. 24:8). Any of the following could belong to this line.2 The ancestor of a family group who returned from the Babylonian exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:32); eight members
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Harim
HARIM1. The priest who was appointed by lot and thus gave his name to the third of 24 divisions or courses into which the priests were separated for service (1 Chr 24:8). The 1,017 “sons of Harim” who came back from Babylon (Ezr 2:39; Neh 7:42) simply belonged to this course of Harim. Five of them took
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Harim
Harim (Heb. ḥārim)1. The head of a priestly family in Israel, third among the 24 divisions of priests organized by David (1 Chr. 24:8). Descendants of this family were among the first returnees from Babylon (Ezra 2:39; Neh. 7:42), and five family members were among the priests who had married and
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Harim
HARIM (Hebrew ḥārim)1. The name of the third of the twenty-four priestly families during the time of David (1 Chr 24:8).2. A family of priests during the postexilic period; they returned from Babylon under Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:39; Neh 7:42).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Harim
Ha´rim (flat-nosed).1. A priest who had charge of the third division in the house of God. 1 Chron. 24:8. (b.c. 1014.)2. Bene-Harim, probably descendants of the above, to the number of 1017, came from Babylon with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:39; Neh. 7:42. (b.c. 536.)3. It further occurs in a list of the families
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Harim
HA´RIM (hāʹrim; perhaps “consecrated, devoted, or flat-nosed”).1. The head of the third course of priests as arranged by David (1 Chron. 24:8), after 1000 b.c.2. An Israelite whose descendants, to the number of 320 males, or 1,017 in all, returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:32, 39; Neh.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Harim
Harimflat-nosed. (1.) The head of the second course of priests (1 Chr. 24:8). (2.) Ezra 2:32, 39; Neh. 7:35, 42. (3.) Neh. 3:11. (4.) Neh. 12:15. (5.) Neh. 10:5
See also
Relatives
Maaseiah Son
Elijah Son
Uzziah Son
Shemaiah Son
Jehiel Son
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