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Entry for Strong's #08304 - שְׂרָיָהוּ

śerâyâh, śerâyâhû
ser-aw-yaw', ser-aw-yaw'-hoo  
Word Origin
from (08280) and (03050)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Seraiah = “Jehovah is ruler”

1) the scribe or secretary of David

2) son of Azariah, father of Jehozadak, and the chief priest in the reign of king Zedekiah of Judah and at the time of the capture of Jerusalem

3) son of Tanhumeth the Netophathite and one of the men who went to Gedaliah, the governor over Judah appointed by Nebuchadnezzar, and gave their oath to serve the king of Babylon

4) a Judaite, son of Kenaz, brother of Othniel, and father of Joab

5) a Simeonite, father of Josibiah and grandfather of Jehu

6) a people of the province who returned from exile with Zerubbabel

6a) maybe the same as 10

7) son of Azariah and father of Ezra the priest and scribe

8) a priest who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah

9) a priest, son of Hilkiah in the time of Nehemiah

10) a priest or Levite who returned from exile with Zerubbabel

10a) probably a priest and the head of a family of priests after

11) son of Meraiah and messenger sent by the prophet Jeremiah to Babylon with a book of his writings

12) son of Azriel and one of the 3 men commanded by king Jehoiakim of Judah to seize Jeremiah and Baruch

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (20) NAS (20) HCS (19)
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 4
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 4
Jeremiah 5
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 4
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 4
Jeremiah 5
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 5
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 4
Jeremiah 5
n-p 20
n-p 18
n-p 18

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 שְׂרָיָה(וּׅ proper name, masculine (׳י persisteth Dr Hast. DB. ii. 530 JACOB); — usually Σαραια(ς); — שְׂרָיָה:

1 secretary of David 2 Samuel 8:17, but ᵐ5 B Ασα, "" שיא 2 Samuel 20:25 Kt (שְׁוָא Qr), שַׁוְשָׁא 1 Chronicles 18:16 (in both Ἰησοῦς, ᵐ5 L Σουσα), שִׁישָׁא 1 Kings 4:3 (Σαβα, A Σεισα, ᵐ5 L Σαφατ); originally in all probably ששא We Dr Klo ( Sausa), HPS (שושא), Now (Šoša), Bu.

2 chief priest 2 Kings 25:18 = Jeremiah 52:24.

3 a captain 2 Kings 25:23; Jeremiah 40:8; Jeremiah 51:59 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 51:61.

4. a. son of Kenaz 1 Chronicles 4:13,14.

b. name in Simeon 1 Chronicles 4:35.

c. Levite name 1 Chronicles 5:40 (twice in verse).

5. a. companion of Zerubbabel Ezra 2:2.

b. father of Ezra Ezra 7:1.

c. one sealed Nehemiah 10:3.

d. priest Nehemiah 11:11; Nehemiah 12:1,12.

6שְׂרָיָהוּ, officer of king Jehoiakim, Jeremiah 36:26, τῷ Σαρεα.

II. שׂרה (√ of following; = rule ? compare שׂרר).

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List of Word Forms
וּשְׂרָיָ֑ה וּשְׂרָיָ֖ה וּשְׂרָיָ֗ה וּשְׂרָיָ֨ה ושריה לִשְׂרָיָ֣ה לשריה שְׂרָיָ֑ה שְׂרָיָ֔ה שְׂרָיָ֖ה שְׂרָיָ֣ה שְׂרָיָ֣הוּ שְׂרָיָ֥ה שְׂרָיָ֨ה שְׂרָיָה֙ שריה שריהו liś·rā·yāh lisraYah liśrāyāh śə·rā·yā·hū śə·rā·yāh seraYah śərāyāh seraYahu śərāyāhū ū·śə·rā·yāh useraYah ūśərāyāh
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