Seraiah


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Seraiah

(sĕr'ərī`ə), in the Bible. 1 See ShavshaShavsha
, in the Bible, David's scribe. Alternate forms are Seraiah, Sheva, and Shisha.
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. 2 High priest under Zedekiah. 3 Companion of Zedekiah. 4 Captain at Mizpah. 5 Father of Joab. 6 Grandfather of Jehu. 7 Leader in the return with Zerubbabel. An alternate form is Azariah. 8 Same as AzariahAzariah
, common name in ancient Israel, especially among the priests. The following occurrences of the name in the Bible do not necessarily all refer to different persons. 1 Chief officer under Solomon. 2 Chief officer under Solomon.
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 (24.) 9 Officer of Jehoiakim. 10 Sealer of the covenant.
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Local sources in the Jordan Valley said that Israeli forces Following the attack, Hretz newspaper reported that Colonel Seraiah Ofer, who was a commander of the IOF Shaked unit, was discharged as a colonel and went into an unsuccessful business career incurring a debt of millions.
Now after these things, in the reign of Artaxerxes king of Persia, Ezra the son of Seraiah, the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkiah, the son of Shallum, the son of Zadok, the son of Ahitub, the son of Amariah, the son of Azariah, the son of Meraioth, the son of Zerahiah, the son of Uzzi, the son of Bukki, the son of Abishua, the son of Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the chief priest (1) ...
5:40, which states that Jehozadak was a son of Seraiah, Ezra's father).
The only other occurrence of the term, besides Ezra and Chronicles, is in II Kings 25:18, where Seraiah is titled kohen ha-rosh and Zephniah is styled kohen mishneh (lit., "secondary priest").
How could Jeremiah have sent his famous letters to the exiles without messengers and lectors like Elasah (Jer 29:3) and Seraiah (Jer 51:59)?
Smith claimed that the name Sarah/ Sarai has a derived masculine form, Seraiah, and that this name is a variant of the name Israel.
Cast: Debbie Allen (Harriet Tubman, etc.); Seraiah Carol, Kyme, Thomas Corey Robinson, Stephen Smith.