Amariah
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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
Amariah

the Lord says; the integrity of the Lord

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Amariah

(the Lord says , i.e. promises).

  1. Father of Ahitub according to (1 Chronicles 6:7,52) and son of Meraioth, in the line of the high priests.
  2. The high priest in the reign of Jehoshaphat. (2 Chronicles 19:11) He was the son of Azariah.
  3. The head of a Levitical house of the Kohathites. (1 Chronicles 23:13; 24:23)
  4. The head of one of the twenty-four courses of priest. (2 Chronicles 31:15; Nehemiah 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. (Nehemiah 10:3; 12:2,13)
  7. A descendant of Pharez. (Nehemiah 11:4)
  8. An ancestor of Zephaniah the prophet. (Zephaniah 1:1)
ATS Bible Dictionary
Amariah

1. Son of Meraioth, a descendant of Aaron in the line of Eleazar. He was the father of Ahitub, (See AHITUB 2.) and grandfather of Zadok, in whose person the high priesthood was restored to that line, 1 Chronicles 6:7

2. High priest at a later period, a son of Azariah, and father of another Ahitub, 1 Chronicles 6:11. In like manner, in the same list there are three persons named Azariah.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Said by Jehovah.

(1.) One of the descendants of Aaron by Eleazar (1 Chronicles 6:7, 52). He was probably the last of the high priests of Eleazar's line prior to the transfer of that office to Eli, of the line of Ithamar.

(2.) A Levite, son of Hebron, of the lineage of Moses (1 Chronicles 23:19; 24:23).

(3.) A "chief priest" who took an active part in the reformation under Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 19:11); probably the same as mentioned in 1 Chronicles 6:9.

(4.) 1 Chronicles 6:11; Ezra 7:3.

(5.) One of the high priests in the time of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 31:15).

(6.) Zephaniah 1:1.

(7.) Nehemiah 11:4.

(8.) Nehemiah 10:3.

(9.) Ezra 10:42.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AMARIAH

am-a-ri'-a ('amaryah and 'amaryahu, "the Lord has said"; compare HPN, 180, 285).

(1) A Levite in the line of Aaron-Eleazar; a son of Meraioth and grandfather of Zadok (1 Chronicles 6:7, 52) who lived in David's time. Compare Zadok (2 Samuel 15:27, etc.) also Ant, VIII, i, 3 and X, viii, 6.

(2) A Levite in the line of Kohath-Hebron referred to in 1 Chronicles 23:19 and 24:23 at the time when David divided the Levites into courses.

(3) A Levite in the line of Aaron-Eleazar; a son of Azariah who "executed the priest's office in the house that Solomon built" (1 Chronicles 6:10). Compare Ezra 7:3 where in the abbreviated list this Amariah is mentioned as an ancestor of Ezra. See AMARIAS (1 Esdras 8:2; 2 Esdras 1:2) and number (4) of this article

(4) Chief priest and judge "in all matters of Yahweh" appointed by Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 19:11). Possibly identical with Amariah, number (3).

(5) A descendant of Judah in the line of Perez and an ancestor of Ataiah who lived in Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile (Nehemiah 11:4). Compare Imri (1 Chronicles 9:4) and number (7) of this article, which Amariah seems to be of the same family,

(6) A Levite and an assistant of Kore who was appointed by Hezekiah to distributed the "oblations of Yahweh" to their brethren (2 Chronicles 31:15).

(7) A son of Bani who had married a foreign woman (Ezra 10:42). See number (5) of this article

(8) A priest who with Nehemiah sealed the covenant (Nehemiah 10:3); he had returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 12:2) and was the father of Jehohanan (compare Hanani, Ezra 10:20), priest at the time of Joiakim (Nehemiah 12:13). Compare Immer (Ezra 2:37; Ezra 10:20 Nehemiah 7:40) and also Emmeruth (the King James Version "Meruth," 1 Esdras 5:24).

(9) An ancestor of Zephaniah, the prophet (Zephaniah 1:1).

A. L. Breslich

Strong's Hebrew
568. Amaryahu -- "Yah has promised," the name of several ...
... "Yah has promised," the name of several Israelites. Transliteration: Amaryahu or
Amaryah Phonetic Spelling: (am-ar-yaw') Short Definition: Amariah. ... Amariah. ...
/hebrew/568.htm - 6k
Library

Hymns of Hope and Consolation.
... No coming generation will ever feel the pious gladness of Amariah Hall's "All Saints
New" in E flat major as it stirred the Christian choirs of seventy five ...
/.../brown/the story of the hymns and tunes/chapter xiv hymns of hope.htm

'A Mirror for Magistrates'
... And, behold, Amariah the chief priest is over you in all matters of the Lord; and
Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, for all the ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/a mirror for magistrates.htm

Concerning Jehoshaphat Again; How He Constituted Judges And,
... Now he set over them Amariah the priest, and Zebadiah, [both] of the tribe of Judah;
and after this manner it was that the king ordered these affairs. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 1 concerning jehoshaphat again.htm

Jehoshaphat
... "And, behold, Amariah the chief priest is over you in all matters of the Lord; and
Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, for all the ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 15 jehoshaphat.htm

The Twelve Minor Prophets.
... The genealogy of Zephaniah is given through Cushi, Gedaliah, and Amariah to Hezekiah;
for in the original Hebrew the words Hizkiah and Hezekiah are the same. ...
/.../barrows/companion to the bible/chapter xxiii the twelve minor.htm

Thesaurus
Amariah (14 Occurrences)
... (9.) Ezra 10:42. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. AMARIAH. ... Compare Ezra 7:3 where
in the abbreviated list this Amariah is mentioned as an ancestor of Ezra. ...
/a/amariah.htm - 14k

Amariah's (1 Occurrence)
... Multi-Version Concordance Amariah's (1 Occurrence). Nehemiah 12:13
of Ezra, Meshullam; of Amariah, Jehohanan; (See NIV). ...
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Amari'ah (13 Occurrences)
Amari'ah. Amariah, Amari'ah. Amariah's . ... Amari'ah (13 Occurrences). 1 Chronicles
6:7 Meraioth begot Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub; (See RSV). ...
/a/amari'ah.htm - 9k

Ahitub (16 Occurrences)
... (3) In the genealogies, in the seventh generation from Ahitub, the descendant of
Eleazar, appears another Ahitub, the son of another Amariah and the father (or ...
/a/ahitub.htm - 14k

Meraioth (7 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Rebellions. (1.) Father of Amariah, a high priest
of the line of Eleazar (1 Chronicles 6:6, 7, 52). (2 ...
/m/meraioth.htm - 9k

Ahi'tub (15 Occurrences)
... 1 Chronicles 6:7 Meraioth begot Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub; (See RSV). ... 1
Chronicles 6:11 and Azariah begot Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub; (See RSV). ...
/a/ahi'tub.htm - 9k

Merai'oth (7 Occurrences)
... 1 Chronicles 6:7 Meraioth begot Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub; (See RSV). 1
Chronicles 6:52 Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son; (See RSV). ...
/m/merai'oth.htm - 7k

Azari'ah (46 Occurrences)
... in Jerusalem-- (See RSV). 1 Chronicles 6:11 and Azariah begot Amariah,
and Amariah begot Ahitub; (See RSV). 1 Chronicles 6:13 and ...
/a/azari'ah.htm - 18k

Begot (119 Occurrences)
... 1 Chronicles 6:7 Meraioth begot Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub, (DBY JPS). ... 1
Chronicles 6:11 and Azariah begot Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub, (DBY JPS). ...
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Begat (112 Occurrences)
... Meraioth, (KJV ASV WBS YLT). 1 Chronicles 6:7 Meraioth begat Amariah, and Amariah
begat Ahitub, (KJV ASV WBS YLT). 1 Chronicles 6:8 And ...
/b/begat.htm - 31k

Concordance
Amariah (14 Occurrences)

1 Chronicles 6:7
Meraioth became the father of Amariah, and Amariah became the father of Ahitub,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 6:11
and Azariah became the father of Amariah, and Amariah became the father of Ahitub,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 6:52
Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 23:19
The sons of Hebron: Jeriah the chief, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third, and Jekameam the fourth.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 24:23
The sons of Hebron : Jeriah the chief, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third, Jekameam the fourth.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

2 Chronicles 19:11
Behold, Amariah the chief priest is over you in all matters of Yahweh; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, in all the king's matters: also the Levites shall be officers before you. Deal courageously, and Yahweh be with the good.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

2 Chronicles 31:15
Under him were Eden, and Miniamin, and Jeshua, and Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah, in the cities of the priests, in their office of trust, to give to their brothers by divisions, as well to the great as to the small:
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Ezra 7:3
the son of Amariah, the son of Azariah, the son of Meraioth,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Ezra 10:42
Shallum, Amariah, Joseph.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 10:3
Pashhur, Amariah, Malchijah,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 11:4
In Jerusalem lived certain of the children of Judah, and of the children of Benjamin. Of the children of Judah: Athaiah the son of Uzziah, the son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah, the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalalel, of the children of Perez;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 12:2
Amariah, Malluch, Hattush,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 12:13
of Ezra, Meshullam; of Amariah, Jehohanan;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Zephaniah 1:1
The word of Yahweh which came to Zephaniah, the son of Cushi, the son of Gedaliah, the son of Amariah, the son of Hezekiah, in the days of Josiah, the son of Amon, king of Judah.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Subtopics

Amariah

Amariah: A High Priest, Father of Ahitub

Amariah: A Levite, Who Assisted in Distributing Temple Gifts

Amariah: A Priest, Returned from Exile

Amariah: A Priest, Returned from Exile: Probably Identical With One Mentioned In

Amariah: A Returned Exile--Divorces his Idolatrous Wife

Amariah: Chief Priest in the Reign of Jehoshaphat

Amariah: Father of Zechariah

Amariah: Son of Hizkiah

Amariah: Two Levites

Related Terms

Amariah's (1 Occurrence)

Amari'ah (13 Occurrences)

Ahitub (16 Occurrences)

Meraioth (7 Occurrences)

Ahi'tub (15 Occurrences)

Merai'oth (7 Occurrences)

Azari'ah (46 Occurrences)

Begot (119 Occurrences)

Begat (112 Occurrences)

Jahaziel (6 Occurrences)

Jehohanan (9 Occurrences)

Jeri'ah (2 Occurrences)

Jaha'ziel (6 Occurrences)

Jekame'am (2 Occurrences)

Jehaziel (4 Occurrences)

Jeriah (3 Occurrences)

Jekameam (2 Occurrences)

Pashur (12 Occurrences)

Amarias

Begetteth (52 Occurrences)

Azariah (47 Occurrences)

Zambri

Zebadi'ah (9 Occurrences)

Zebadiah (9 Occurrences)

Zephani'ah (10 Occurrences)

Jeshua (30 Occurrences)

Jerijah (2 Occurrences)

Jehoha'nan (8 Occurrences)

Ish'mael (40 Occurrences)

Faithfully (27 Occurrences)

Resolutely (5 Occurrences)

Distributing (8 Occurrences)

Distributions (2 Occurrences)

Malluch (6 Occurrences)

Mahalalel (8 Occurrences)

Malchi'jah (12 Occurrences)

Meshul'lam (23 Occurrences)

Miniamin (3 Occurrences)

Malchijah (15 Occurrences)

Mini'amin (3 Occurrences)

Malkijah (13 Occurrences)

Pertains (14 Occurrences)

Pashhur (12 Occurrences)

Benai (1 Occurrence)

Courageously (3 Occurrences)

Cushi (7 Occurrences)

Athaiah (1 Occurrence)

Amanah (2 Occurrences)

Assisting (3 Occurrences)

Amoz (14 Occurrences)

Assisted (9 Occurrences)

Shemai'ah (38 Occurrences)

Shephatiah (13 Occurrences)

Shecani'ah (9 Occurrences)

Shechaniah (8 Occurrences)

Shecaniah (10 Occurrences)

Distribute (23 Occurrences)

Hizkiah (2 Occurrences)

Hezikiah (1 Occurrence)

Perez (19 Occurrences)

Ezra (28 Occurrences)

Hattush (5 Occurrences)

Fourth (87 Occurrences)

Courses (28 Occurrences)

Descendant (32 Occurrences)

Portions (49 Occurrences)

Gedali'ah (28 Occurrences)

Alike (67 Occurrences)

Meshullam (25 Occurrences)

Overseers (47 Occurrences)

Hebron (71 Occurrences)

Amon (20 Occurrences)

Shallum (27 Occurrences)

Josi'ah (50 Occurrences)

Shemaiah (40 Occurrences)

Questions (76 Occurrences)

Courage (74 Occurrences)

Divisions (92 Occurrences)

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