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Holman Bible Dictionary
(pay' rahssh) Personal name meaning, “flea.” 1. Ancestor of a postexilic family (Ezra 2:3
; Ezra 8:3
; KJV, Pharosh; Ezra 10:25
; Nehemiah 7:8
. One of the witnesses to Ezra's renewal of the convenant (Nehemiah 10:14
), possibly the father of Pedaiah (Nehemiah 3:25
). This Parosh was likely the chief member of the family above.
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Parosh'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/p/parosh.html. 1991.