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Amariah


Amari’ah (the Lord says, i.e., promises).

1. Father of Ahitub, according to 1 Chron. 6:7, 52, and son of Meraioth, in the line of the high priests.

2. The high priest in the reign of Jehoshaphat. 2 Chron. 19:11. He was the son of Azariah.

3. The head of a Levitical house of the Kohathites. 1 Chron. 23:19; 24:23.

4. The head of one of the twenty-four courses of priests. 2 Chron. 31:15; Neh. 10:3; 12:2, 13.

5. One of the sons of Bani in the time of Ezra. Ezra 10:42.

6. A priest who returned with Zerubbabel. Neh. 10:3; 12:2, 13.

7. A descendant of Pharez. Neh. 11:4.

8. An ancestor of Zephaniah the prophet. Zeph. 1:1.