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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #2226 - זֶרַח

Word Origin:
the same as (02225)
Parts of Speech:
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs' | Strong's ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition
Zerah or Zarah = "rising"
  1. a son of Reuel and grandson of Esau, one of the dukes of the Edomites
  2. twin brother of Pharez, sons of Judah and Tamar; descendants are called Zarhites, Ezrahites, and Izrahites
  3. son of Simeon; also called 'Zohar'
  4. a Gershonite Levite, son of Iddo of Adaiah
  5. the Ethiopian or Cushite, invader of Judah in the reign of Asa who defeated the invaders; probably the same as the Egyptian king Usarken I, second king of the Egyptian 22nd dynasty or perhaps more probably Usarken II, his 2nd successor
  6. another Edomite leader; possibly same as 1
Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (21)NAS (21)HCS (21)
1 Chronicles8
2 Chronicles1
1 Chronicles8
2 Chronicles1
1 Chronicles8
2 Chronicles1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. זֶ֫רַח proper name, masculine (on form compare Lg BN 77, and Anm.) —

1ᵐ5 Ζαρα, son of Judah and Tamar Genesis 38:30; Genesis 46:12 (both J), 1 Chronicles 2:4 (all זָ֑רַח), 1 Chronicles 2:6; as head of a family Numbers 26:20; Joshua 7:1 (both Psalm), Joshua 7:18; Joshua 7:24 (JE), Joshua 22:20 (P) 1 Chronicles 9:6 (ᵐ5 L Ζηρα), Nehemiah 11:24 (compare Sm Listen 7).

2 Edomites:

a.ᵐ5 Ζαρε Genesis 36:13,17 (both P) = 1 Chronicles 1:37.

b. ᵐ5 Ζαρα Genesis 36:33 (P) = 1 Chronicles 1:44 ( b = a ?).

3ᵐ5 L Ζαρα, Levites:

a. (variant reading Ιααρα) 1 Chronicles 6:6.

b. (variant reading Ζααραι) 1 Chronicles 6:26.

4 head of a Simeonite family, ᵐ5 Ζαρα) Numbers 26:13 (P), 1 Chronicles 4:24 (variant reading Ζαρες) (= צֹחַרᵐ5 Σααρ Genesis 46:10; Exodus 6:15, compare Di Numbers 26:13).

5 a Cushite, ᵐ5 Ζαρε, foe of king Asa 2 Chronicles 14:8.

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List of Word Forms
וָזֶ֖רַח וָזָ֑רַח וזרח זֶ֔רַח זֶ֖רַח זֶ֗רַח זֶ֜רַח זֶ֡רַח זֶ֣רַח זֶ֤רַח זֶ֥רַח זָ֑רַח זָֽרַח׃ זרח זרח׃ לְזֶ֕רַח לזרח lə·ze·raḥ leZerach ləzeraḥ vaZarach vaZerach wā·zā·raḥ wā·ze·raḥ wāzāraḥ wāzeraḥ zā·raḥ Zarach zāraḥ ze·raḥ Zerach zeraḥ
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