And of the children of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Koz, the children of Barzillai; which took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called after their name:
And of the priests: the children of Habaiah, the children of Koz, the children of Barzillai, which took one
of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite to wife, and was called after their name.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(huh bay' iuhh) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh hides, keeps safe.” Clan leader of exiled priests who returned from Babylon to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel about 537 B.C. (Ezra 2:61 ).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
The hiding of the Lord
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Ezra 2:61; Nehemiah 7:63.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
HABAIAH (‘Jâ³ [Note: Jahweh.] hath hidden’). The head of a priestly family which returned with Zerubbabel, but, being unable to trace their genealogy, were not allowed to serve ( Ezra 2:61 ); called in Nehemiah 7:63 Hobaiah , and in 1Es 5:38 Obdia .
Morrish Bible Dictionary
Ancestor of some priests who returned from exile. They could not prove their genealogy, and were put from the priesthood. Ezra 2:61 ; Nehemiah 7:63 .
Hobaiah - HOBAIAH See Habaiah
Obdia - OBDIA ( 1Es 5:38 ) = Habaiah Ezra 2:61 , Hobaiah Nehemiah 7:63
Habai'ah, - Bene-Habaiah were among the sons of the priests who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel
Habaiah - Habaiah (‘Jâ³ [Note: Jahweh
Hobaiah - Some translations use Habaiah in one or both texts