The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Rhesa, Son of Zerubbabel
Rhesa, Son of Zerubbabel (Ῥησα, Rhēsa). Mentioned in the genealogy of Jesus Christ in Luke’s account (Luke 3:27).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Rhesa (Person)
RHESA (PERSON) [Gk Rhēsa (Ῥησα)]. The father of Joanan and son of Zerubbabel, according to Luke’s genealogy tying Joseph, the “supposed father” of Jesus, to descent from Adam and God (Luke 3:27). D omits Rhesa, substituting a genealogy adapted from Matt 1:6–15 for Luke 3:23–31. The name Rhesa occurs
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Rhesa. Descendant of Zerubbabel and an ancestor of Jesus Christ (Lk 3:27).See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Rhesa rēʹsə [Gk. Rhesa] (Lk. 3:27). A son of Zerubbabel in the genealogy of Jesus.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
RHESA Descendant of Zerubbabel and an ancestor of Jesus Christ (Lk 3:27). See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Rhesa (Gk. Rhēsá)A descendant of Zerubbabel and ancestor of Jesus named only in Luke’s genealogy (Luke 3:27).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Rhesa [rēˊsə] (Gk. Rhēsa). A descendant of Zerubbabel and ancestor of Jesus (Luke 3:27).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Rhe´sa (head), son of Zorobabel in the genealogy of Christ. Luke 3:27. It is conjectured that Rhesa is no person, but merely a title.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
RHE´SA (rēʹsa). A name given in the genealogy of Christ (Luke 3:27) as the son of Zerubbabel and father of Joanan. He is probably the same as Rephaiah (which see).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Rhesaaffection, son of Zorobabel, mentioned in the genealogy of our Lord (Luke 3:27).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
RHESA [REE suh] — a son of Zerubbabel and an ancestor of Jesus (Luke 3:27).
See also
Zerubbabel Father
Berechiah Brother
Abiud Brother
Hananiah Brother
Meshullam Brother
Jushabhesed Brother
Hashubah Brother
Hasadiah Brother
Ohel Brother
Shelomith Sister
Joanan Son
Shealtiel Grandfather
Eliakim Nephew
Jeshaiah Nephew
Pelatiah Nephew
Joda Grandson