Character Study on Zerahites

Character Study on Zerahites

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Zerahites
(zuhr' uh hitess) Name of two families, one from the tribe of Simeon (Numbers 26:13 ), the other from the tribe of Judah (Numbers 26:20 ; Joshua 7:17 ), descended from men named Zerah. Two of David's thirty elite warriors, Sibbecai and Maharai, were Zerahites (1Chronicles 27:11,1 Chronicles 27:13 ).



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Zarhite - (zahr' hite) KJV form of Zerahites, descendants of Zerah, one of the two twins born to Judah by Tamar (Numbers 26:20 ; compare 1 Chronicles 9:6 ; Nehemiah 11:24 ). See Zerahites
Izrahite - Other Hebrew manuscripts read, “Zerahites
Maharai - ” One of David's thirty elite warriors who came from the clan of the Zerahites and the town of Netophah in Judah and commanded the troups in the tenth month (2 Samuel 23:28 ; 1 Chronicles 11:30 , 1 Chronicles 27:13 )
Zerahites - Two of David's thirty elite warriors, Sibbecai and Maharai, were Zerahites (1Chronicles 27:11,1 Chronicles 27:13 )
Zerah - He gives his name to the Zerahites ( Numbers 26:24 ). A son of Simeon, and the founder of a family of Zerahites within that tribe ( Numbers 26:13 , 1 Chronicles 4:24 ); called also Zohar ( Genesis 46:10 , Exodus 6:15 )