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Hobaiah

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Hobaiah: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
Habaiah: AVS NRSV NASB TEV
head of a clan of returnees lacking proof of being priests

the hiding of the Lord

Hebrew

Strongs #02252: hybx Chabayah or hybx Chabayah

Habaiah = "Jehovah has hidden"

1) head of a priestly family who returned from exile with Zerubbabel

2252 Chabayah khab-ah-yaw'

or Chabayah {khab-aw-yaw'}; from 2247 and 3050; Jah has
hidden; Chabajah, an Israelite:-Habaiah.
see HEBREW for 02247
see HEBREW for 03050

Habaiah [NAVE]

HABAIAH, a priest, whose descendants returned from captivity, Ezra 2:61; Neh. 7:63.

Hobaiah [NAVE]

HOBAIAH
See: Habaiah.

HABAIAH, OR HABAJAH [SMITH]

(whom Jehovah hides). Bene-Habaiah were among the sons of the priests who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel. (Ezra 2:61; Nehemiah 7:63) (B.C. before 459).

HABAIAH; HOBAIAH [ISBE]

HABAIAH; HOBAIAH - ha-ba'-ya, (cha-bhayah, chobhayah): A post-exilic priestly family which was unable to establish its pedigree. "Habaiah" is the form in Ezr 2:61; in the parallel passage (Neh 7:63), the King James Version has "Habaiah," and the Revised Version (British and American) "Hobaiah"; in the parallel passage in 1 Esdras 5:38, the form is Obdia, Codex Vaticanus, Obbeia.

HOBAIAH [ISBE]

HOBAIAH - ho-ba'-ya (chobhayah, "whom Yahweh hides," i.e. "protects"): The head of a priestly family that returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel. Because they could not trace their genealogy, they were not permitted to serve in the priestly office (Neh 7:63 f). In the Qere of this passage and in the parallel list of Ezr 2:61, this name appears in the form "Habaiah" (chabhayyah). "Obdia" is the form of the word in 1 Esdras 5:38.




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