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.
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.
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.