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Keros
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Keros
Keros (קֵירֹס‎, qeiros). Eponymous ancestor of a family of temple servants (Ezra 2:44; Neh 7:47; 1 Esdras 5:29).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Keros (Person)
KEROS (PERSON) [Heb qı̂rōs (קִירֹס)]. A temple servant who was the progenitor of a family which returned from Babylon with Zerubabbel (Ezra 2:44 = Neh 7:47 = 1 Esdr 5:29 [Gk kēras]).Michael David McGehee
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Keros
Keros. One of the temple servants whose descendants returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:44; Neh 7:47).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Keros
Keros kēros [Heb. qêrōs-‘fortress’] (Ezr. 2:44; Neh. 7:47); [Gk. Kēras] (1 Esd. 5:29); AV also CERAS; NEB also KERAS. One of the Nethinim, an order appointed to the liturgical offices of the temple.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Keros
KEROS One of the temple servants whose descendants returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:44; Neh 7:47).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Keros
KEROS. Head of the Nethinim (q.v.), a family temple servants who returned from Babylon (Ezr 2:44; Neh 7:47).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Keros
Keros (Heb. qērōs, qêrōs)The head of a family of temple servants who returned with Zerubbabel from the Exile (Ezra 2:44 = Neh. 7:47).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Keros
Keros [kĭrˊŏs] (Heb. qērōs, qêrōs, perhaps from qeres “curtain hook [in the tabernacle]”). The head of a family of temple servants who returned with Zerubbabel from the Exile (Ezra 2:44 par. Neh. 7:47).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Keros
Ke´ros (curved), one of the Nethinim, whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:44; Neh. 7:47.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Keros
KE´ROS (keʹros). One of the Temple servants whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem after the captivity (Ezra 2:44; Neh. 7:47), before 536 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Keros
KEROS [KIR ahs] — one of the Temple servants whose descendants returned from the Captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:44).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
KEROS
KEROS<ke’-ros> (קֵירֹס‎ [qeroc], “fortress”(?)): One of the Nethinim (Ezra 2:44; Nehemiah 7:47), an order appointed to the liturgical offices of the temple.See NETHINIM.
KERAS
KERAS<ke’-ras> ([Κίρας, Kiras]): In 1 Esdras 5:29, the head of a family of temple-servants, called “Keroz” in Ezra 2:44; Nehemiah 7:47.
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