Ezer (2)

E'zer (Hebrews E'zer, עֶזֶר עֵזֶר [in pause, A'zer, עָזֶר], help), the name of five men. SEE ROMAMTIEZER; SEE EBEN-EZER.

1. (Sept. Ε᾿ζέρ v.r. Α᾿ζέρ,Vulg. Ezer.) A person named with Elead (q.v.) as a son (or descendant) of Ephraim, who was slain by the aboriginal inhabitants of Gath while engaged in a foray on their cattle (1Ch 7:21). Ewald (Gesch. Isr. 1:490) assigns this occurrence to the pre-Egyptian period. B.C. ante 1658.

2. (Sept. Ε᾿ζέρ v.r. Γαζὴρ,Vulg. Ezer.) The father of Hushah, one of the posterity of Hur, of the tribe of Judah (1Ch 4:4). B.C. cir. 1658. In verse 17 he appears to be called EZRA, but no such son occurs among the list of'those there attributed to him.

Bible concordance for EZER.

3. (Sept. Α᾿ζέρ v.r. Α᾿ζά, Vulg. Ezer.) The first-named of the Gittite champions who repaired to David at Ziklag (1Ch 12:9). B.C, 1054.

4. (Sept. Α᾿ζέρ v.r. Α᾿ζούρ,Vulg. Azer.) Son of Jeshua, and ruler of Mizpah, who repaired part of the city wall near the armory (Ne 3:19). B.C. 446.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

5. (Sept. Ι᾿εζούρ,Vulg. Ezer.) One of the priests who made the circuit of the newly-finished walls of Jerusalem (Ne 12:42). B.C. 446.

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