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Izrahiah (son of Uzzi)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Izrahiah, Son of Uzzi
Izrahiah, Son of Uzzi (יִזְרַחְיָה‎, yizrachyah). Grandson of Tola, and a descendant of Issachar (1 Chr 7:3).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Izrahiah (Person)
IZRAHIAH (PERSON) [Heb yizraḥyâ (יִזְרַחְיָה)]. A descendant of Issachar (1 Chr 7:3). His name means “May Yahweh shine forth.” Izrahiah is listed as a great grandson of Issachar but in what time period the Chronicler might have viewed him as having lived is not clear. If, along generational lines,
Jezrahiah (Person)
JEZRAHIAH (PERSON) [Heb yizraḥyâ (יִזְרַחְיָה)]. Director of the choir at the dedication of the Jerusalem wall (Neh 12:42). His name is omitted in the LXX. The name, which means “Yahweh will shine forth,” is the same as that of an Issacharite in 1 Chr 7:3 (RSV Izrahiah).Nora A. Williams
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Izrahiah
Izrahiah. Uzzi’s son and a leading member of Issachar’s tribe (1 Chr 7:3).
Jezrahiah
Jezrahiah. Leader of the temple singers who participated in the dedication of the rebuilt Jerusalem wall (Neh 12:42).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Izrahiah
Izrahiah iz-rə-hīʹə [Heb. yizraḥyâ—‘Yahweh appears,’ or ‘Yahweh shines’]. A descendant of Issachar, grandson of Tola, only son of Uzzi (1 Ch. 7:3); same as Jezrahiah (Neh. 12:42, RSV, AV), leader of the temple singers.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jezrahiah
JEZRAHIAH Leader of the temple singers who participated in the dedication of the rebuilt Jerusalem wall (Neh 12:42).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Izrahiah
Izrahiah (Heb. yizraḥyâ)The son of Uzzi and descendant of Tola, from the tribe of Issachar (1 Chr. 7:3). The Hebrew name is the same as Jezrahiah, leader of the levitical singers at the time of Nehemiah (Neh. 12:42).
Jezrahiah
Jezrahiah (Heb. yizraḥyâ)The leader of the levitical singers at the time of Nehemiah (Neh. 12:42). The name is the same as Izrahiah of Issachar at 1 Chr. 7:3.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Izrahiah
Izrahiah [ĭzˊrə hīˊə] (Heb. yizraḥyâ “Yahweh appears” or “shines forth”).† The son of Uzzi and descendant of Tola, from the tribe of Issachar (1 Chr. 7:3). At Neh. 12:42 he is called Jezrahiah, leader of the levitical singers at the time of Nehemiah.
Jezrahiah
Jezrahiah [jĕzˊrə hīˊə] (Heb. yizraḥyâ “Yahweh appears” or “shines forth”).† The leader of the levitical singers in Nehemiah’s temple (Neh. 12:42). At 1 Chr. 7:3 he is called Izrahiah.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Izrahiah
Iz´rahiah (whom Jehovah causes to sparkle), a chieftain of Issachar. 1 Chron. 7:3.
Jezrahiah
Jezrahi´ah (produced by Jehovah), a Levite, the leader of the choristers at the solemn dedication of the wall of Jerusalem under Nehemiah. Neh. 12:42. (b.c. 446.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Izrahiah
IZRAHI´AH (iz-ra-hīʹa; “Jehovah will bring forth”). The son of Uzzi and great-grandson of Issachar (1 Chron. 7:3).
Jezrahiah
JEZRAHI´AH (jez-ra-hīʹa; “Jehovah will shine”). He was the superintendent leader of the singers at the dedication of the walls of Jerusalem after the Exile (Neh. 12:42), 445 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Izrahiah
IZRAHIAH [is ruh HIGH uh] (the Lord will appear) — a descendant of Issachar (1 Chr. 7:3). He may be the same person as Jezrahiah (Neh. 12:42).
Jezrahiah
JEZRAHIAH [jez ruh HIGH uh] (the Lord is shining) — director of the singers at the rededication of the walls of Jerusalem (Neh. 12:42). He may have been the same person as Izrahiah (1 Chr. 7:3).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
IZRAHIAH
IZRAHIAH<iz-ra-hi’-a> ([יִזְרַחְיָה‎, yizrachyah], “Yah appears, or shines”):1. A descendant of Issachar, grandson of Tola, only son of Uzzi (1 Ch 7:3).2. The leader of the singing at the purification of the people, on the occasion of Nehemiah’s reformation; here rendered “Jezrahiah” (Neh
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Izrahiah
Izrahiah [Iz-ruh-hi-yah](Hebrew origin: God will shine)(1 Chronicles 7:3). Unspecified date. Izrahiah, the son of Uzzi and grandson of Tola, was the father of Michael, Obadiah, Ishiah, and Joel. He and his sons were leaders of the tribe of Issachar.
Jezrahiah
Jezrahiah [Jez-ruh-hi-uh](Hebrew origin: God will shine)(Nehemiah 12:42). 5th century b.c. Jezrahiah was in charge of the singers who marched, singing at the top of their voices, in the joyful procession, which celebrated the dedication of the rebuilt walls of Jerusalem, during the days of Nehemiah.
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Relatives
Uzzi Father
Joel Son
Obadiah Son
Isshiah Son
Michael Son
Tola Grandfather
Rephaiah Uncle
Samuel Uncle
Ibsam Uncle
Jahmai Uncle
Jeriel Uncle
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