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Dictionaries :: Harim

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Easton's Bible Dictionary


flat-nosed. (1.) The head of the second course of priests (1Ch 24:8). (2.) Ezr 2:32, 39; Neh 7:35, 42. (3.) Neh 3:11. (4.) Neh 12:3. (5.) Neh 10:5

Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary


destroyed; dedicated to God

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


ha'-rim (charim): A family name.

(1) A non-priestly family that returned from captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:32; Ne 7:35); mentioned among those who married foreign wives (Ezr 10:31); also mentioned among those who renewed the covenant (Ne 10:27).

(2) A priestly family returning with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:39; Ne 7:42; 12:3,15 (see REHUM)); members of this family covenanted to put away their foreign wives (Ezr 10:21; Ne 10:5). A family of this name appears as the third of the priestly courses in the days of David and Solomon (1Ch 24:8).

(3) In Ne 3:11 is mentioned Malchijah, son of Harim, one of the wall-builders. Which family is here designated is uncertain.

Written by Wallace N. Stearns

Smith's Bible Dictionary



(1.) A priest who had charge of the third division in the house of God (1 Chronicles 24:8). (B.C. 1014)

(2.) Bene‐Harim, probably descendants of the above, to the number of 1,017, came from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:39; Nehemiah 7:42). (B.C. 536)

(3.) It further occurs in a list of the families of priests "who went up with Zerubbabel and Jeshua," and of those who were their descendants in the next generation (Nehemiah 12:16).

(4.) Another family of Bene‐Harim, 320 in number, came from the captivity in the same caravan (Ezra 2:82; Nehemiah 7:35). (B.C. 536) They also appear among those who had married foreign wives (Ezra 10:31) as well as those who sealed the covenant‐ (Nehemiah 10:27). (B.C. 410)


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