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Harim (hāˈrĭm) [key], in the Bible. 1 Family of priests in the return from the Exile. An alternate form is Rehum. 2 Another family of priests in the return from the Exile. 3 Priest, probably the ancestor of 2. 4 Family of laymen in the return from the Exile. 5 Father, or family, of a repairer of the wall of Jerusalem, probably the same as 1,2, or 4.

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