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Amariah

Amariah (ămˌərĪˈə) [key], in the Bible. 1 High priest, son of Meraioth. Perhaps he is the same as 2 and 3. 2 High priest, son of Azariah. Perhaps he is the same as 1,3, and 4. 3 Ancestor of Ezra. Perhaps he is the same as 1 and 2. 4 High priest under Jehoshaphat. Perhaps he is the same as 2. 5 Levite. 6, 7 Contemporaries of Ezra, perhaps the same person. 8 A priestly family. See Immer1 and Imri1. 9 Ancestor of the prophet Zephaniah.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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