International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
zik'-ri (zikhri, meaning uncertain):
(1) Levites: (a) grandson of Kohath (Ex 6:21, where some the King James Version editions read wrongly, "Zithri"); (b) an Asaphite (1 Ch 9:15), called "Zabdi" in Neh 11:17, where the Septuagint's Codex Alexandrinus has Zechri = Zichri, but the Septuagint's Codex Vaticanus other names; see ZABDI, (4); (c) a descendant of Eliezer (1 Ch 26:25).
(2) Benjamites: (a) 1 Ch 8:19; (b) 1 Ch 8:23; (c) 1 Ch 8:27; (d) Neh 11:9.
(3) Father of Eliezer, who was one of David's tribal princes (1 Ch 27:16).
(4) Father of Amasiah, "who willingly offered himself unto Yahweh" (2 Ch 17:16).
(5) Father of Elishaphat, a captain in Jehoiada's time (2 Ch 23:1).
(6) "A mighty man of Ephraim," who when fighting under Pekah slew the son of Ahaz, the king of Judah (2 Ch 28:7).
(7) A priest in the days of Joiakim (Neh 12:17); the section, Neh 12:14-21, is omitted by the Septuagint's Codex Vaticanus with the exception of "of Maluchi" (12:14); Lucian has Zacharias.
David Francis Roberts
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'zichri'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE
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