Hebrew - English Dictionary

H2148 - Zechariah

Strong's No.:H2148




Word Origin:From H2142 and H3050

Bible Usage:{Zachariah} Zechariah.

Part of Speech:Proper Name Masculine


Jah has remembered; {Zecarjah} the name of twenty nine Israelites

Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

Zechariah = "Jehovah remembers"

1. 11th in order of the minor prophets; a priest, son of Berechiah and grandson of Iddo, who, along with Haggai, directed the rebuilding of the temple in the days of Zerubbabel

2. king of Israel, son of Jeroboam II

3. son of Meshelemiah of Shelemiah, a Korhite, and keeper of the north gate of the tabernacle of the congregation

4. one of the sons of Jehiel

5. a Levite of the second order in the temple band in the time of David

6. one of the princes of Judah in the reign of Jehoshaphat

7. son of the high priest Jehoiada, in the reign of Joash king of Judah, who was stoned in the court of the temple

8. a Kohathite Levite in the reign of Josiah

9. the leader of the sons of Pharosh who returned with Ezra

10. son of Bebai

11. one of the chiefs of the people whom Ezra summoned in council at the river Ahava; stood at Ezra's left hand when Ezra expounded the law to the people

12. one of the family of Elam who had married a foreign wife after the captivity

13. ancestor of Athaiah or Uthai

14. a Shilonite, descendant of Perez, grandfather of Athaiah

15. a priest, son of Pashur

16. the representative of the priestly family of Iddo in the days of Joiakim the son of Jeshua; possibly the same as 1 above

17. one of the priests, son of Jonathan, who blew with the trumpets at the dedication of the city wall by Ezra and Nehemiah

18. a chief of the Reubenites at the time of the captivity by Tiglath-pileser

19. one of the priests who accompanied the ark from the house of Obed-edom

20. son of Isshiah of Jesiah, a Kohathite Levite descended from Uzziel

21. 4th son of Hosah, of the children of Merari

22. a Manassite, father of Iddo

23. father of Jahaziel. He prophesied in the spirit

24. one of the sons of Jehoshaphat

25. a prophet in the reign of Uzziah, who appears to have acted as the king's counsellor, but of whom nothing is known

26. father of Abijah or Abi, Hezekiah's mother

27. one of the family of Asaph in the reign of Hezekiah

28. one of the rulers of the temple in the reign of Josiah

29. son of Jeberechiah who was taken by the prophet Isaiah as one of the 'faithful witnesses to record' when he wrote concerning Maher-shalal-hash-baz

Bible References:

Zachariah ( 4 )
Zechariah ( 39 )


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.