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    Amariah in Easton's Bible Dictionary said by Jehovah. (1.) One of the descendants of Aaron by Eleazar (1 Chr. 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 Chr. 23:19; 24:23). (3.) A "chief priest" who took an active part in the reformation under Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 19:11); probably the same as mentioned in 1 Chr. 6:9. (4.) 1 Chr. 6:11; Ezra 7:3. (5.) One of the high priests in the time of Hezekiah (2 Chr. 31:15). (6.) Zeph. 1:1. (7.) Neh. 11:4. (8.) Neh. 10:3. (9.) Ezra 10:42.

    Amariah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary 1. 1 Chronicles 6:7; 1 Chronicles 6:52. 2. High priest under Jehoshaphat, son of Azariah (1 Chronicles 6:11; 2 Chronicles 19:11), a seconder of that good king "in all matters of the Lord." 3. 1 Chronicles 23:19. 4. Head of one of the 24 courses of priests which bore his name under David, Hezekiah, and Nehemiah (1 Chronicles 24:14 Nehemiah or Immer; 2 Chronicles 31:15; Nehemiah 10:3; Nehemiah 12:2; Nehemiah 12:13). 5. Nehemiah 11:4; Ezra 10:42. 6. Zephaniah 1:1.

    Amariah in Hitchcock's Bible Names the Lord says; the integrity of the Lord

    Amariah in Naves Topical Bible 1. Two Levites 1Ch 6:7,52; 23:19; 24:23 -2. Chief priest in the reign of Jehoshaphat 2Ch 19:11 -3. A high priest, father of Ahitub 1Ch 6:11; Ezr 7:3 -4. A Levite, who assisted in distributing temple gifts 2Ch 31:15-19 -5. Son of Hizkiah Zep 1:1 -6. Father of Zechariah Ne 11:4 -7. A priest, returned from exile Ne 10:3; 12:2 Probably identical with one mentioned in Ne 12:13 -8. A returned exile. Divorces his idolatrous wife Ezr 10:42

    Amariah in Smiths Bible Dictionary (the Lord says, i.e. promises). 1. Father of Ahitub according to 1Ch 6:7,52 and son of Meraioth, in the line of the high priests. 2. The high priest in the reign of Jehoshaphat. 2Ch 19:11 He was the son of Azariah. 3. The head of a Levitical house of the Kohathites. 1Ch 23:13; 24:23 4. The head of one of the twenty-four courses of priest. 2Ch 31:15; Ne 10:3; 12:2,13 5. One of the sons of Bani in the time of Ezra. Ezr 10:42 6. A priest who returned with Zerubbabel. Ne 10:3; 12:2,13 7. A descendant of Pharez. Ne 11:4 8. An ancestor of Zephaniah the prophet. Zep 1:1

    Amariah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE am-a-ri'-a ('amaryah and 'amaryahu, "the Lord has said"; compare HPN, 180, 285). (1) A Levite in the line of Aaron- Eleazar; a son of Meraioth and grandfather of Zadok (1 Ch 6:7,52) who lived in David's time. Compare Zadok (2 Sam 15:27, etc.) also Ant, VIII, i, 3 and X, viii, 6. (2) A Levite in the line of Kohath-Hebron referred to in 1 Ch 23:19 and 24:23 at the time when David divided the Levites into courses. (3) A Levite in the line of Aaron-Eleazar; a son of Azariah who "executed the priest's office in the house that Solomon built" (1 Ch 6:10 f). Compare Ezr 7:3 where in the abbreviated list this Amariah is mentioned as an ancestor of Ezra. See AMARIAS (1 Esdras 8:2; 2 Esdras 1:2) and number (4) of this article (4) Chief priest and judge "in all matters of Yahweh" appointed by Jehoshaphat (2 Ch 19:11). Possibly identical with Amariah, number (3). (5) A descendant of Judah in the line of Perez and an ancestor of Ataiah who lived in Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile (Neh 11:4). Compare Imri (1 Ch 9:4) and number (7) of this article, which Amariah seems to be of the same family, (6) A Levite and an assistant of Kore who was appointed by Hezekiah to distributed the "oblations of Yahweh" to their brethren (2 Ch 31:15). (7) A son of Bani who had married a foreign woman (Ezr 10:42). See number (5) of this article (8) A priest who with Nehemiah sealed the covenant (Neh 10:3); he had returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel (Neh 12:2) and was the father of Jehohanan (compare Hanani, Ezr 10:20), priest at the time of Joiakim (Neh 12:13). Compare Immer (Ezr 2:37; 10:20; Neh 7:40) and also Emmeruth (the King James Version "Meruth," 1 Esdras 5:24). (9) An ancestor of Zephaniah, the prophet (Zeph 1:1).

    Amariah in Wikipedia means "said by God" in Hebrew. It was commonly used as a name of priests in the History of ancient Israel and Judah. It appear several times in the Hebrew Bible: One of the descendants of Aaron by Eleazar (1 Chr. 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. A Levite, son of Hebron, of the lineage of Moses (1 Chr. 23:19; 24:23). A "chief priest" who took an active part in the reformation under Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 19:11); probably the same as mentioned in 1 Chr. 6:9. 1 Chr. 6:11; Ezra 7:3. One of the high priests in the time of Hezekiah (2 Chr. 31:15). Zeph. 1:1. Neh. 11:4. Neh. 10:3. Ezra 10:42.

    Amariah Scripture - 2 Chronicles 19:11 And, behold, Amariah the chief priest [is] over you in all matters of the LORD; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, for all the king's matters: also the Levites [shall be] officers before you. Deal courageously, and the LORD shall be with the good.

    Amariah Scripture - 2 Chronicles 31:15 And next him [were] Eden, and Miniamin, and Jeshua, and Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah, in the cities of the priests, in [their] set office, to give to their brethren by courses, as well to the great as to the small:

    Amariah Scripture - Nehemiah 11:4 And at Jerusalem dwelt [certain] of the children of Judah, and of the children of Benjamin. Of the children of Judah; Athaiah the son of Uzziah, the son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah, the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalaleel, of the children of Perez;