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  • 1. Ancestor of a Levite residing in Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah (Neh. xi. 15 = I Chron. ix. 14).
  • 2. Son of Neariah, occurring in the list of the descendants of David (I Chron. iii. 23).
  • 3. Son of Azel in the genealogical list of Benjamin, descended from Saul (I Chron. viii. 38 = ix. 44).
  • 4. Governor of the palace under Ahaz, king of Judah; he was killed by Zichri, an Ephraimite (II Chron. xxviii. 7).
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