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(the Lord says, i.e. promises).
+ Father of Ahitub according to (1 Chronicles 6:7,52) and son of Meraioth, in the line of the high priests.
+ The high priest in the reign of Jehoshaphat. (2 Chronicles 19:11) He was the son of Azariah.
+ The head of a Levitical house of the Kohathites. (1 Chronicles 23:13; 24:23)
+ The head of one of the twenty-four courses of priest. (2 Chronicles 31:15; Nehemiah 10:3; 12:2,13)
+ One of the sons of Bani in the time of Ezra. (Ezra 10:42)
+ A priest who returned with Zerubbabel. (Nehemiah 10:3; 12:2,13)
+ A descendant of Pharez. (Nehemiah 11:4)
+ An ancestor of Zephaniah the prophet. (Zephaniah 1:1)