Character Study on Habaiah

Character Study on Habaiah

Ezra 2: 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:
Nehemiah 7: 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.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Habaiah
(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 - Habaiah
The hiding of the Lord
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Habaiah
Ezra 2:61; Nehemiah 7:63.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Habaiah
HABAIAH (‘J″ [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 - Habaiah
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 .

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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 (‘J″ [Note: Jahweh
Hobaiah - Some translations use Habaiah in one or both texts