Character Study on Archevites

Character Study on Archevites

Ezra 4: Then wrote Rehum the chancellor, and Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their companions; the Dinaites, the Apharsathchites, the Tarpelites, the Apharsites, the Archevites, the Babylonians, the Susanchites, the Dehavites, and the Elamites,

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Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Archevites
Men of Erech, transplanted to Samaria (Ezra 4:9).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Archevites
People removed from Assyria to Samaria. They joined in the petition to Artaxerxes against the Jews. Ezra 4:9 . The origin of the name is unknown.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Archevites
ARCHEVITES . ‘The people of Erech’ (wh. see). Some of the inhabitants of Erech were deported as colonists to Samaria by king Ashurbanipal (668 626). Their name is mentioned in Ezra 4:9 along with dwellers in Babylon; and the deportation of Archevites most probably indicates that Erech sided with Babylon in the revolt of Samas-sum-ukin against the Assyr. [Note: Assyrian.] king.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Archevites
(ahr' chih vitess) Group who joined Rehum the commander in writing a letter to King Artaxerxes of Persia protesting the rebuilding of Jerusalem under Zerubbabel's leadership about 537 B.C. NAS, NIV, NRSV translate Archevites as people or men of Erech. See Erech .



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Archevites - Archevites . Their name is mentioned in Ezra 4:9 along with dwellers in Babylon; and the deportation of Archevites most probably indicates that Erech sided with Babylon in the revolt of Samas-sum-ukin against the Assyr
Archevites - NAS, NIV, NRSV translate Archevites as people or men of Erech
Erech - Its people are called Archevites and noticed in connection with the Babylonians
Erech - The people of Erech are called Archevites in Ezra 4:9
Erech - It was probably the city of the Archevites, who were transplanted to Samaria by Asnapper (Ezra 4:9 )