Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897)/Amariah

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“Amariah”
Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897)
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See the modern Wikipedia entry at Amariah.

Amariah, 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.