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Zerahiah

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(Heb. Zerachyah', זְרִחְיָה , Jehovah has risen; Sept. Σαραϊ v α v.r. Ζαραία ), the name of two Hebrews.

1. A priest, son of Uzzi and father of Meraioth, in the ancestry of the later Jewish pontiffs (1 Chronicles 6:6; 1 Chronicles 6:51 [Heb. 5:32; 6:30]), and of Ezra (Ezra 7:4). B.C. cir. 1350. (See HIGH-PRIEST).

2. Father of Elihoenai "of the sons of Pahath-moab" (Ezra 8:4). B.C. ante 459.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Zerahiah'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/z/zerahiah.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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