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Hoshaiah (Ne. 12:32)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hoshaiah
Hoshaiah (הוֹשַׁעְיָה‎, hosha'yah). Among those listed as present for the dedication of Jerusalem’s wall (Neh 12:32).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hoshaiah (Person)
HOSHAIAH (PERSON) [Heb hôšaʿăyâ (הֹושַׁעֲיָה‎)]. 1. Leader of the princes of Judah at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem (Neh 12:32). The list of participants in vv 32–36 has probably been spliced into a separate narrative about the procession (vv 27–31, 37–43) from the first-person accounts
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hoshaiah
Hoshaiah. 1. Prince of Judah who led a contingent of princes in procession at the dedication of the walls of Jerusalem after they were rebuilt (Neh 12:32).2. Father of Azariah (Jer 42:1; 43:2). Azariah was a leader of the people of Judah after the fall of Jerusalem.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hoshaiah
Hoshaiahηο͂σηἇΣψε [Heb. hôšaʿyâ—‘Yah (weh) has saved’].1. Father of Azariah (LXX Jer. 42:1; AV, following MT, has “Jezaniah”), who with other leaders antagonized the policy and counsel of Jeremiah after the fall of Jerusalem (Jer. 42:1–43:7).2. A man, probably of Judah, who led half of the princes
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hoshaiah
HOSHAIAH1. Prince of Judah who led a contingent of princes in procession at the dedication of the walls of Jerusalem after they were rebuilt (Neh 12:32).2. Father of Azariah (Jer 42:1; 43:2). Azariah was a leader of the people of Judah after the fall of Jerusalem.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hoshaiah
HOSHAIAH1. The leader of half of the princes of Judah in the procession around the wall of Jerusalem when it was dedicated by Nehemiah (Neh 12:32).2. Father of Jezaniah or Azariah, a commander of the forces of Judah after the fall of Jerusalem (Jer 42:1; 43:2).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hoshaiah
Hoshaiah (Heb. hôšaʿyâ)1. A leader of Judah who led the second contingent of Judahites in the procession at the dedication of the repaired walls of Jerusalem (Neh. 12:32).2. The father of Jezaniah (Jer. 42:1)/Azariah (43:2), the antagonist of Jeremiah.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hoshaiah
Hoshai´ah (whom Jehovah aids).1. A man who assisted in the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem after it had been rebuilt by Nehemiah. Neh. 12:32. (b.c. 446.)2. The father of a certain Jezaniah or Azariah, who was a man of note after the destruction of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar. Jer. 42:1; 43:2. (b.c.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hoshaiah
HOSHA´IAH (hō-shaʹya; “Jah has saved”).1. A man who assisted in the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem after it had been rebuilt by Nehemiah (Neh. 12:32), 445 b.c.2. The father of a certain Jezaniah, or Azariah, who was a man of note after the destruction of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar. He wanted
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hoshaiah
HOSHAIAH [hoe SHAY uh] (the Lord has saved) — the name of two Old Testament men:1. An Israelite who participated in the dedication of the rebuilt wall of Jerusalem (Neh. 12:32).2. The father of Jezaniah (Jer. 42:1) and Azariah (Jer. 43:2).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HOSHAIAH
HOSHAIAH<ho-sha’-ya> ([הוֹשַׁעְיָה‎, hoshàyah], “whom Yahweh helpeth”):1. Father of Jezaniah (probably = Azariah, so the Septuagint; compare Jer 42:1 and 43:2 with 2 Ki 25:23 and note similar letters in names in Hebrew), who with other leaders antagonized the policy and counsel of Jeremiah
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