Jezrahiah (choir director)
Director of the choir at the dedication of the Jerusalem wall.
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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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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.