What does Amariah mean in the Bible?

Greek / Hebrew Translation Occurance
אֲמַרְיָ֖ה Zadok’s grandfather. / a head priest’s son in Solomon’s time. / a chief priest under Jehoshaphat. / Hezekiah’s son 3
אֲמַרְיָ֥ה Zadok’s grandfather. / a head priest’s son in Solomon’s time. / a chief priest under Jehoshaphat. / Hezekiah’s son 3
וַאֲמַרְיָ֖ה Zadok’s grandfather. / a head priest’s son in Solomon’s time. / a chief priest under Jehoshaphat. / Hezekiah’s son 2
אֲמַרְיָ֣ה Zadok’s grandfather. / a head priest’s son in Solomon’s time. / a chief priest under Jehoshaphat. / Hezekiah’s son 1
אֲמַרְיָ֙הוּ֙ Zadok’s grandfather. / a head priest’s son in Solomon’s time. / a chief priest under Jehoshaphat. / Hezekiah’s son 1
אֲמַרְיָ֔ה Zadok’s grandfather. / a head priest’s son in Solomon’s time. / a chief priest under Jehoshaphat. / Hezekiah’s son 1
אֲמַרְיָ֑ה Zadok’s grandfather. / a head priest’s son in Solomon’s time. / a chief priest under Jehoshaphat. / Hezekiah’s son 1
אֲמַרְיָ֣הוּ Zadok’s grandfather. / a head priest’s son in Solomon’s time. / a chief priest under Jehoshaphat. / Hezekiah’s son 1
אֲמַרְיָ֧הוּ Zadok’s grandfather. / a head priest’s son in Solomon’s time. / a chief priest under Jehoshaphat. / Hezekiah’s son 1
אֲמַרְיָ֛ה Zadok’s grandfather. / a head priest’s son in Solomon’s time. / a chief priest under Jehoshaphat. / Hezekiah’s son 1
לַאֲמַרְיָ֖ה Zadok’s grandfather. / a head priest’s son in Solomon’s time. / a chief priest under Jehoshaphat. / Hezekiah’s son 1

Definitions Related to Amariah

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   1 Zadok’s grandfather.
   2 a head priest’s son in Solomon’s time.
   3 a chief priest under Jehoshaphat.
   4 Hezekiah’s son, great-grandfather of Zephaniah.
   5 a Levite in Ezra’s time.
   6 a Levite under Hezekiah.
   7 a priest in Nehemiah’s time.
   Additional Information: Amariah = “Jehovah speaks” or “Yah(u) has promised”.
   

Frequency of Amariah (original languages)

Frequency of Amariah (English)

Dictionary

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Amariah
1. Son of Meraioth, a descendant of Aaron in the line of Eleazar. He was the father of Ahitub, (See 1 Chronicles 6:7
2. High priest at a later period, a son of Azariah, and father of another Ahitub, 1 Chronicles 6:11 . In like manner, in the same list there are three persons named Azariah.
Easton's Bible Dictionary - Amariah
Said by Jehovah.
One of the descendants of Aaron by Eleazar (1 Chronicles 6:7,52 ). He was probably the last of the high priests of Eleazar's line prior to the transfer of that office to Eli, of the line of Ithamar.
A Levite, son of Hebron, of the lineage of Moses (1 Chronicles 23:19 ; 24:23 ).
A "chief priest" who took an active part in the reformation under Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 19:11 ); probably the same as mentioned in 1 Chronicles 6:9 .
1 Chronicles 6:11 ; Ezra 7:3 .
One of the high priests in the time of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 31:15 ).
Zephaniah 1:1 .
Nehemiah 11:4 .
Nehemiah 10:3 .
Ezra 10:42 .
Hitchcock's Bible Names - Amariah
The Lord says; the integrity of the Lord
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Amariah
1. 1 Chronicles 6:7; 1 Chronicles 6:52.
2. High priest under Jehoshaphat, son of Azariah (1 Chronicles 6:11; 2 Chronicles 19:11), a seconder of that good king "in all matters of the Lord."
3. 1 Chronicles 23:19.
4. Head of one of the 24 courses of priests which bore his name under David, Hezekiah, and Nehemiah (1 Chronicles 24:14 Nehemiah or Immer; 2 Chronicles 31:15; Nehemiah 10:3; Nehemiah 12:2; Nehemiah 12:13).
5. Nehemiah 11:4; Ezra 10:42.
6. Zephaniah 1:1.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Amariah
AMARIAH (‘J″ [1] said’ or ‘promised’). 1 . Zephaniah 1:1 , great-grandfather of the prophet Zephaniah, and son of a Hezekiah who may be the king. This is the only instance of the name that is certainly pre-exilic. 2 . 1Ch 6:7 ; 1 Chronicles 6:52 , grandfather of Zadok the priest. 3 . 1Ch 23:19 ; 1 Chronicles 24:23 , a Levite in David’s time. 4 . 1 Chronicles 6:11 , Ezra 7:3 ( Amarias , Esther 8:2 Esther 8:2 , 2E Esther 1:2 ), son of Azariah, who is said to have ministered in Solomon’s temple. The lists in which 2 and 4 occur are very uncertain, and the name may refer to the same person in both. 5 . 2 Chronicles 19:11 , a high priest in the reign of Jehoshaphat. 6 . 2 Chronicles 31:16 , a Levite, a gate-porter, in Hezekiah’s time. 7 . Nehemiah 12:2 ; Nehemiah 12:18 ; Nehemiah 10:3 , a priestly clan which returned to Jerusalem, and sealed the covenant under Nehemiah (probably the same as Immer , 1 Chronicles 24:14 , Ezra 2:37 ; Ezra 10:20 , Nehemiah 7:40 [2]). 8 . Ezra 10:42 , a Judahite, one of the sons of Bani ( Ezra 10:34 , cf. 1 Chronicles 9:4 ) who had taken strange wives. 9 . Nehemiah 11:4 , a Judahite who offered to dwell in Jerusalem. 10 . Nehemiah 12:12 , where Meraiah is probably a corruption of Amariah (which is found in Syr. and Luc.).
A. H. M‘Neile.
Holman Bible Dictionary - Amariah
(am uh ri' ah) Personal name meaning “Yahweh has spoken.” Popular name, especially among priests, after the Exile. Brief biblical comments make it difficult to distinguish the number of separate individuals. The following division is one attempt to separate them. 1. A priest in line of Aaron (1Chronicles 6:7,1 Chronicles 6:52 ; Ezra 7:3 ). 2 . A priest in the high priestly line after Solomon's day (1 Chronicles 6:11 ). 3 . A priestly son of Hebron in Moses' line (1 Chronicles 23:19 ; 1 Chronicles 24:23 ). 4 . The chief priest and highest judge of matters involving religious law under King Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 19:11 ). 5 . Priest under Hezekiah responsible for distributing resources from Jerusalem Temple to priests in priestly cities outside Jerusalem (2 Chronicles 31:15 ). 6 . Man with foreign wife under Ezra (Ezra 10:42 ). 7 . Priest who sealed Nehemiah's covenant to obey the law (Nehemiah 10:3 ). 8 . Ancestor of a member of tribe of Judah living in Jerusalem during Nehemiah's time (Nehemiah 11:4 ). 9 . A priest who returned to Jerusalem from Exile in Babylon with Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 12:2 ). 10 . Head of a course of priests in Judah after the Exile (Nehemiah 12:13 ). 11 . An ancestor of Zephaniah, the prophet (Zephaniah 1:1 ).
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Amariah
1. Son of Meraioth of the tribe of Levi. 1 Chronicles 6:7,52 .
2. Son of Azariah of the tribe of Levi. 1 Chronicles 6:11 ; Ezra 7:3 .
3. Son of Hebron, a descendant of Kohath. 1 Chronicles 23:19 ; 1 Chronicles 24:23 .
4. Chief priest in the time of Jehoshaphat king of Judah. 2 Chronicles 19:11 .
5. One of the Levites in the time of Hezekiah. 2 Chronicles 31:15 .
6. One who had married a strange wife. Ezra 10:42 .
7. Priest who sealed the covenant. Nehemiah 10:3 .
8. One whose descendants dwelt in Jerusalem after the return from exile. Nehemiah 11:4 .
9. Priest who had returned with Zerubbabel. Nehemiah 12:2,13 .
10. An ancestor of Zephaniah the prophet. Zephaniah 1:1 .

Sentence search

Zambri - ZAMBRI ( 1Es 9:34 ) = Ezra 10:42 Amariah
Amarias - An ancestor of Ezra, called Amariah in Ezra 7:3
Ahitub - Son of Amariah, and father of Zadok. Son of another Amariah, and father of another Zadok, several generations later than No
Meraioth -
Father of Amariah, a high priest of the line of Eleazar (1 Chronicles 6:6,7,52 )
Imri - (ihm' ri) Short form of personal name Amariah meaning, “Yah has spoken
Ahitub - Son of Amariah, and father of Zadok, 2 Samuel 8:17 ; 1 Chronicles 6:8
Ahi'Tub - ) ...
Son of Amariah, and father of Zadok the high priest, (1 Chronicles 6:7,8 ; 2 Samuel 8:17 ) of the house of Eleazar
Jehohanan - Priest 'of Amariah
Amariah - Amariah (‘J″ Ahitub - Amariah's son, and Zadok the high priest's father, or rather grandfather (1 Chronicles 6:7-8; 2 Samuel 8:17). The mention of a third Ahitub, son of another Amariah, and father of another Zadok (1 Chronicles 6:11-12), may be a copyist's error
Zebadiah - Zebadiah probably acted for the king, Amariah the high priest for the priesthood and ecclesiastical interests in the court consisting of priests, Levites, and chief men, over which they jointly presided, and which decided all causes civil and ecclesiastical
Pashur -
The son of Immer (probably the same as Amariah, Nehemiah 10:3 ; 12:2 ), the head of one of the priestly courses, was "chief governor Pash'ur - " (1 Chronicles 24:14 ) probably the same as Amariah
Uriah - He is not named in the sacerdotal genealogy, 1 Chronicles 6:4-15; where a gap occurs between Amariah (1 Chronicles 6:11) and Shallum, father of Hilkiah (1 Chronicles 6:13). Uriah's line ended probably in Azariah his successor, and Hilkiah was descended through another branch from Amariah in Jehoshaphat's reign
za'Dok - ...
According to the genealogy of the high priests in (1 Chronicles 6:12 ) there was a second Zadok, son of a second Ahitub son of Amariah, about the time of King Ahaziah
Azariah - Grandson of the Azariah 2, high priest under Abijah and Asa, as Amariah his son was in the days of Jehoshaphat son of Asa
Azariah - 1 Chronicles 6:10 , Ezra 7:3 , father of Amariah, who was high priest under Jehoshaphat
Zephaniah - "Son of Cushi, the son of Gedaliah, the son of Amariah, the son of Hizkiah
Zadok - A second Zadok, son of a second Ahitub, son of Amariah; in king Amaziah's time
Azariah - Son of Meraioth in the list of high priests and father of Amariah (Ezra 7:3 ) Since list in Ezra is incomplete, this Azariah may be same as 6
High Priest - The six first tally well to the six first kings, Amariah the sixth priest answering to Jehoshaphat the' sixth king from David; also the five last tally to the five last kings, Hilkiah son of Shallum, fourth from the end, tallying to Josiah, the fourth king from the end. David arranged the temple service and 24 priest courses; Solomon dedicated the temple; Jehoshaphat directed Amariah and the priests as to teaching the people; Hezekiah led the reformation, and urged on Azariah; Josiah encouraged the priests in the service of the Lord's house
Jehoshaphat - " Amariah the chief priest presided in religious questions; Zebadiah, "ruler of the house of Judah" (tribal prince of Judah), in civil questions