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Heresh
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Heresh
Heresh (חֶרֶשׁ‎, cheresh). A descendant of Levi who returned from the exile in Babylon with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (1 Chr 9:15).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Heresh (Person)
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
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Heresh
Heresh. Levite who returned to Jerusalem following the exile (1 Chr 9:15).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Heresh
Heresh herʹesh [Heb. ḥereš; LXX B, Gk. Rharaiēl; A, Gk. Hares]. A Levite among the returning exiles in 1 Ch. 9:15; he is not listed in the parallel Neh. 11:15f.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Heresh
Heresh (Heb. ḥereš)A Levite who lived in Jerusalem after the Exile (1 Chr. 9:15). The name is lacking in the parallel account at Neh. 11:15–16.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Heresh
Heresh [hĭrˊĕsh] (Heb. ḥereš).† A Levite who returned from the Exile (1 Chr. 9:15; LXX B Gk. Rharaiēl). The name is lacking from the parallel account at Neh. 11:15–16.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Heresh
He´resh (artificer), a Levite attached to the tabernacle. 1 Chron. 9:15. (b.c. 536.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Heresh
HE´RESH (heʹresh; “silent, dumb”). One of the Levites who lived in the “villages of the Netophathites,” near Jerusalem, on the return from captivity (1 Chron. 9:15), 536 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Heresh
HERESH [HEAR esh] — a Levite among the captives who returned to Jerusalem (1 Chr. 9:15).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HERESH
HERESH<he’-resh> ([חֶרֶשׁ‎, cheresh]; the Septuagint’s Codex Vaticanus, [Ῥαραιήλ, Rharaiel]; Codex Alexandrinus, [Ἁρές, Hares]): A Levite (1 Ch 9:15).
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