Character Study on Dinaites

Character Study on Dinaites

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 - Dinaites
Cuthean colonists planted in Samaria by the Assyrians, after Shalmaneser's carrying away of the ten tribes (Ezra 4:9).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Dinaites
Colonists placed by the Assyrians in the cities of Samaria. Ezra 4:9 . They are not otherwise known.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Dinaites
DINAITES ( Ezra 4:9 ). A people settled in Samaria by Osnappar ( i.e. probably Ashurbanipal). They have been variously identified with the Da-ja-çni , a tribe of western Armenia, mentioned in inscriptions of Tiglathpileser I.; and with the inhabitants of Deinaver , a Median city, or of Din-Sharru near Susa. The last view seems the most probable.

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