Horonite

Horonite

(hôr`ōnīt): see SanballatSanballat
, in the Bible, one of the Persian officials in Palestine who consistently opposed Nehemiah in his restoration of Jerusalem. He is called a Horonite, a designation perhaps from the name Bethhoron.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Shall we then listen to you and do all this great evil,(7) to commit a trespass against our God by marrying foreign wives?" And one of the sons of Yoyada' son of 'Elyashib the high priest was son-in-law of Sanballat the Horonite,(8) and I put him to flight.