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Amariah

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

  • H568 Used 16 times

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Amariah

Said by Jehovah.

1. One of the descendants of Aaron by Eleazar (1 Chronicles 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 Chronicles 23:19; 24:23).

3. A "chief priest" who took an active part in the reformation under Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 19:11); probably the same as mentioned in 1 Chronicles 6:9.

4. 1 Chronicles 6:11; Ezra 7:3.

5. One of the high priests in the time of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 31:15).

6. Zephaniah 1:1.

7. Nehemiah 11:4.

8. Nehemiah 10:3.

9. Ezra 10:42.


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Amariah

the Lord says; the integrity of the Lord


Naves Topical Index
Amariah

1. Two Levites
1 Chronicles 6:7; 1 Chronicles 6:52; 1 Chronicles 23:19; 1 Chronicles 24:23

2. Chief priest in the reign of Jehoshaphat
2 Chronicles 19:11

3. A high priest, father of Ahitub
1 Chronicles 6:11; Ezra 7:3

4. A Levite, who assisted in distributing temple gifts
2 Chronicles 31:15-19

5. Son of Hizkiah
Zephaniah 1:1

6. Father of Zechariah
Nehemiah 11:4

7. A priest, returned from exile

General references
Nehemiah 10:3; Nehemiah 12:2

Probably identical with one mentioned in Nehemia 12:13
Nehemiah 12:13

8. A returned exile. Divorces his idolatrous wife
Ezra 10:42


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Amariah

(the Lord says , i.e. promises).

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