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
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.
JEZRAHIAH (Jĕz rȧ hīʹ ah) Personal name meaning “Yah shines forth.” 1. Leader in tribe of Issachar (1 Chron. 7:3; English transliteration is usually Izrahiah). 2. Leader of Levite singers at Nehemiah’s celebration of finishing the rebuilding of Jerusalem’s wall (Neh. 12:42). REB transliterates Izrahiah.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L