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Jorah
Azephurith
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jorah (Person)
JORAH (PERSON) [Heb yôrâ (יֹורָה)]. Var. HARIPH. Head of a family of Babylonian exiles who are listed as returnees under the leadership of Zerubbabel and others (Ezra 2:18). In the parallel lists (Neh 7:24 = 1 Esdr 5:16) the name is Hariph. Since Jorah carries the meaning of “autumn rain” and Hariph
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jorah
Jorah jōʹrə [Heb. yôrâ—‘early rain’ (?)]; AV Apoc. AZEPHURITH; NEB Apoc. ARSIPHURITH. A family that returned with Zerubbabel (Ezr. 2:18; 1 Esd. 5:16), called Hariph in Neh. 7:24.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jorah
JORAH Alternate name for Hariph in Ezra 2:18 and Nehemiah 7:24. See Hariph.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jorah
JORAH. The head of a family of returnees from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:18). Called Hariph in Neh 7:24.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jorah
Jorah (Heb. yôrâ) (also HARIPH)An Israelite whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel from captivity (Ezra 2:18). At Neh. 7:24 his name is given as Hariph.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jorah
Jorah [jôrˊə] (Heb. yôrâ “early rain”). An Israelite whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel from captivity (Ezra 2:18). At Neh. 7:24 his name is given as Hariph.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jorah
Jo´rah (the early rain), the ancestor of a family of 112 who returned from Babylon with Ezra. Ezra 2:18. In Neh. 7:24 he appears under the name Hariph, or more correctly the same family are represented as the Bene-Hariph.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jorah
JO´RAH (jōʹra). A man whose descendants (or place whose former inhabitants), numbering 112, returned from the Babylonian captivity (Ezra 2:18). Called Hariph in Neh. 7:24, about 536 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jorah
JORAH [JOHR uh] — an Israelite whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel from the Captivity (Ezra 2:18). Jorah is also called Hariph (Neh. 7:24).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JORAH
JORAH<jo’-ra> ([יוֹרָה‎, yorah] meaning uncertain, perhaps “harvest-born”): A family which returned with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:18) = “Chariph” of Neh 7:24 = “Arsiphurith” (the King James Version “Arzephurith”) of 1 Esdras 5:16.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Jorah
Jorah [Jo-rah](Hebrew origin: Rainy)(Ezra 2:18). Unspecified date. Jorah was the ancestor of a family that returned with Zerubbabel from the Babylonian Exile.
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