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POCHERETH. The head of a family returning to Palestine under Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:57; Neh 7:59). He was included in a group called the “children of Solomon’s servants.” In Heb. pokereth appears with ṣbāim (“gazelles”), and the name thus means “binder of the gazelles.” Several of the modern versions simply
ZEBAIM. The name of a group of descendants of Solomon’s temple servants who returned from Captivity (Ezr 2:57; Neh 7:59). Little is known of their history or function. They may have been Canaanite prisoners of war who became state slaves (Isaac Mendelsohn, “State Slavery in Ancient Palestine,” BASOR
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POCHERETH–ZEBAIM [POCK eh reth zeh BAY im] (binder of gazelles) — a servant of Solomon whose descendants returned from the Captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:57; Neh. 7:59; Pokereth–Hazzebaim, NIV). Some scholars believe this reference may be to Zeboim (Neh. 11:34), a town occupied by Benjamites after
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SABIE<sa’-bi-e> ([Σαβειή, Sabeie], or [Σαβιή, Sabie]; the King James Version Sabi): In 1 Esdras 5:34 both the King James Version and the Revised Version (British and American), following Codex Alexandrinus, read “the sons of Phacareth, the sons of Sabie” (the King James Version “Sabi”) for the