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Zaraias

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za - rā´yas , za - rı̄´as ( Ζαραίας , Zaraı́as ):

(1) One of the leaders in the Return along with Zerubbabel (1 Esdras 5:8) = "Seraiah" of Ezra 2:2 and "Azariah" of Nehemiah 7:7 = the King James Version ZACHARIAS (which see).

(2) An ancestor of Ezra in 1 Esdras 8:2 (omitted in Codex Vaticanus and Swete) = "Zerahiah" of Ezra 7:4 and apparently= "Arna" of 2 Esdras 1:2.

(3) The father of Eliaonias, the leader of the sons of Phaath Moab under Ezra (1 Esdras 8:31)= "Zerahiah" of Ezra 8:4 .

(4) One of "the sons of Saphatias" who went up with Ezra (1 Esdras 8:34) = "Zebadiah" of Ezra 8:8 .

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Zaraias'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/z/zaraias.html. 1915.

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