2216. Zerubbabel
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Zerubbabel: "begotten in Babylon," a leader of returning Isr. exiles
Original Word: זְרֻבָּבֶל
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Zerubbabel
Phonetic Spelling: (zer-oob-baw-bel')
Short Definition: Zerubbabel

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
perhaps from zarab and Babel
"begotten in Babylon," a leader of returning Isr. exiles
NASB Translation
Zerubbabel (21).

זְרֻבָּבֶ֫ל proper name, masculine (according to MV perhaps = זְרוּעַ בָּבֶל begotten in Babylon, see also Thes) **probably = Babylonian Zêr-Bâbili = off-spring of Babylon, often in Inscriptions (MeyE. Jud. v). — grandson of king Jehoiachin, and son of Pedaiah 1 Chronicles 3:19 (twice in verse) (but son of Shealtiel Ezra 3:2,8 etc., compare שְׁאַלְתִּיאֵל brother (?) of מְּדָיָה 1 Chronicles 3:17); leader of first returning exiles Ezra 2:2 = Nehemiah 7:7; Ezra 3:2,8; Ezra 4:2,3; Nehemiah 12:1,47; Haggai 1:12; Haggai 2:4; Zechariah 4:6,7,9,10; called מַּחַת יְהוּדָה Haggai 1:1,14; Haggai 2:2,21, called עַבְדִּי (by ׳י) Haggai 2:23. — ᵐ5 Ζοροβαβελ.

זְרֻבָּבֶ֫ל noun [masculine] (Biblical Hebrew id.); — Ezra 5:2.


From zarab and Babel; descended of (i.e. From) Babylon, i.e. Born there; Zerubbabel, an Israelite -- Zerubbabel.

see HEBREW zarab

see HEBREW Babel

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