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Jaaziah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jaaziah
Jaaziah (יַעֲזִיָּהוּ‎, ya'aziyyahu). A son of Merari and a descendant of Levi (1 Chr 24:26–27).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jaaziah (Person)
JAAZIAH (PERSON) [Heb yaʿăzı̂yāhu (יַעֲזִיָּהֻ)]. Son of Merari the Levite (1 Chr 24:26, 27). He is mentioned in a list of levitical families which received assignments from King David for service in the temple, soon to be built. That the Chronicler considered Jaaziah to be a literal son of Merari,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jaaziah
Jaaziah. Son of Merari in a list of Levites assigned to temple duty in David’s reign (1 Chr 24:26, 27).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jaaziah
Jaaziah jā-ə-zīʹə [Heb. ya ʿazîyāhû—‘Yahweh strengthens’]. In 1 Ch. 24:26f, a Levite, “son” of Merari. But the MT is corrupt. LXX B reads Gk. Ozeia, which some take to suggest Uzziah (cf. 27:25). (See E. L. Curtis, comm on the books of Chronicles [ICC, 1910], pp. 274f)
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jaaziah
JAAZIAH Descendant of Merari in a list of family leaders among Levites assigned to temple duty in David’s reign (1 Chr 24:26–27).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jaaziah
JAAZIAH. A Levite, son or descendant of Merari, in the time of David (1 Chr 24:26–27). However, there is a textual problem concerning this passage, with the LXX reading Ozeiá, which may mean Uzziah.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jaaziah
Jaaziah (Heb. yaʿăzɩ̂yāhû)A son (of follower) of the Levite Merari; father of Beno, Shoham, Zaccur, and Ibri (1 Chr. 24:26–27). He and his descendants are not named among the sons of Merari at Exod. 6:19; 1 Chr. 23:21.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jaaziah
Jaaziah [jāˊə zīˊə] (Heb. ya˓azîyāhû “may Yahweh strengthen”). A son (of follower) of the Levite Merari; father of Beno, Shoham, Zaccur, and Ibri (1 Chr. 24:26–27). He and his descendants are not named among the sons of Merari at Exod. 6:19; 1 Chr. 23:21.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ja-aziah
Ja-azi´ah (whom Jehovah comforts), apparently a third son, or a descendant, of Merari the Levite. 1 Chron. 24:26, 27. (b.c. before 1014.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jaaziah
JAAZI´AH (ja-a-zīʹa; “comforted by Jehovah”). Apparently the third son or descendant of Merari the Levite and founder of an independent house in that family (1 Chron. 24:26–27). Neither he nor his descendants are mentioned elsewhere (see 23:21–23; Ex. 6:19). The word Beno, which follows Jaaziah, should
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jaaziah
Jaaziahcomforted by Jehovah, a descendant of Merari the Levite (1 Chr. 24:26, 27).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jaaziah
JAAZIAH [jay uh ZIGH uh] (may the Lord strengthen) — a Levite, a descendant of Merari (1 Chr. 24:26–27).
See also
Relatives
Zaccur Son
Hebrew Son
Shoham Son
Beno Son