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A descendant of Levi who returned from the exile in Babylon with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (1 Chr 9:15).
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HERESH (PERSON) [Heb ḥereš (חֶרֶשׁ)]. A Levite who lived in Jerusalem after the return from Babylonian exile (1 Chr 9:15). Heresh is listed in 1 Chr 9:15 as a descendant of Asaph, the head of one of the three families of levitical singers appointed by David (1 Chr 15:16–17, 25:1–8) and the author of
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