- Harim used 11 times.
- First Reference: 1 Chronicles 24:8
- Last Reference: Nehemiah 12:15
- 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
- H2766 Used 11 times
Easton's Bible Dictionary
1. The head of the second course of priests (1 Chronicles 24:8).
2. Ezra 2:32, 39; Nehemiah 7:35, 42.
3. Nehemiah 3:11.
Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
destroyed; dedicated to God
Naves Topical Index
1. A priest
1 Chronicles 24:8
2. An Israelite whose descendants returned from Babylon
Ezra 2:32; Ezra 2:39; Ezra 10:31; Nehemiah 7:35; Nehemiah 7:42
3. The men who sealed the covenant
Nehemiah 10:5; Nehemiah 10:27; Nehemiah 12:15
Smith's Bible Dictionary
- A priest who had charge of the third division in the house of God. (1 Chronicles 24:8) (B.C. 1014.)
- Bene-Harim, probably descendants of the above, to the number of 1017, came from Babylon with Zerubbabel. (Ezra 2:39; Nehemiah 7:42) (B.C. 536.)
- It further occurs in a list of the families of priests "who went up with Zerubbabel and Jeshua," and of those who were their descendants in the next generation. (Nehemiah 12:16)
- Another family of Bene-Harim, 320 in number, came from the captivity in the same caravan. (Ezra 2:82; Nehemiah 7:35) (B.C. 536.) They also appear among those who had married foreign wives, (Ezra 10:31) as well as those who sealed the covenant- (Nehemiah 10:27) (B.C. 410.)