King James Bible Dictionary



The Bible

Bible Usage:


  • 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:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

Loosed of the Lord.

1. The chief of one of the priestly courses (the nineteenth) in the time of David (1 Chronicles 24:16).

2. A Levite (Ezra 10:23).

3. Nehemiah 9:5.

4. A descendant of Judah who had some office at the court of Persia (Nehemiah 11:24).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

the Lord opening; gate of the Lord

Naves Topical Index

1. A priest in the reign of David
1 Chronicles 24:16

2. A Levite who divorced his Gentile wife;

General references
Ezra 10:23

Probably identical with the one mentioned, Nehemia 9.5
Nehemiah 9:5

3. A counselor of Artaxerxes
Nehemiah 11:24

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(freed by Jehovah).

  1. A priest, over the nineteenth course in the reign of David. (1 Chronicles 24:16) (B.C. 1020.)
  2. A Levite in the time of Ezra, who had married a foreign wife. (Ezra 10:23) He is probably the same who is mentioned in (Nehemiah 9:5) (B.C. 458.)
  3. The son of Meshezabeel, and descendant of Zerah. (Nehemiah 11:24) (B.C. 446.)