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Harsha
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Harsha
Harsha (חַרְשָׁא‎, charsha'). Ancestor of a family of temple servants (Ezra 2:52; Neh 7:54).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Harsha (Person)
HARSHA (PERSON) [Heb ḥaršāʾ (חַרְשָׁא)]. Var. CHAREA. A temple servant who was the progenitor of a family which returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:52 = Neh 7:54). Although 1 Esdras is often assumed to have been compiled from Ezra and Nehemiah, the name of this family’s ancestor appears
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Harsha
Harsha. Ancestor of a group of temple assistants that returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (Ezr 2:52; Neh 7:54).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Harsha
Harsha härʹshə [Heb. ḥaršāʾ]. Head of one of the families of the temple servants (Ezr. 2:52; Neh. 7:54); 1 Esd. 5:32, “Charea.”
Charea
Charea kar̀ē-ə [Gk. Charea]. Head of a family of temple-servants (1 Esd. 5:32); called Harsha in Ezr. 2:52; Neh. 7:54.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Harsha
HARSHA Ancestor of a group of temple assistants who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (Ezr 2:52; Neh 7:54).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Harsha
HARSHA. Eponym of family of temple servants who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:52; Neh 7:54).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Harsha
Harsha (Heb. ḥaršāʾ)A temple servant whose descendants returned from the Exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:52 = Neh. 7:54).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Harsha
Harsha [härˊshə] (Heb. haršā˒ “mute”). A temple servant whose descendants returned from the Exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:52; Neh. 7:54).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Harsha
Har´sha (deaf). Bene-Harsha were among the families of Nethinim who came back from Babylon with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:52; Neh. 7:54.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Harsha
HAR´SHA (harʹsha; possibly “silent, dumb”). One of the Temple servants whose descendants returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:52; Neh. 7:54), before 536 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Harsha
HARSHA [HAHR shuh] — an ancestor of a family of Nethinim (Temple servants), some of whom returned from the Captivity (Ezra 2:52).
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