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AZAREEL (R. V. AZAREL, "God is help"):

1. One of those who came to David at Ziklag (I Chron. xii. 7).

2. Son of Jeroham, chief of the tribe of Dan when David made the enumeration of the people (I Chron. xxvii. 22). 3. A Levite, son of Heman, to whom fell the eleventh lot in the apportionment made by David for the choral service of the Temple (I Chron. xxv. 18). 4. One of the sons of Bani, who had taken a foreign wife (Ezra x. 41). 5. A priest (Neh. xi. 13, xii. 36) who played a musical instrument at the dedication of the wall. Here the name is spelled "Azarael."

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