Amzi

AMZI (ăm'zī, Heb. ‘amtsî)

A descendant of Merari and of Levi, and progenitor of Ethan, whom David set over the service of song (1Chr.6.44-1Chr.6.46).Ancestor of Adaiah, a priest in the second temple (Neh.11.12).


AMZI ăm’ zī (אַמְצִ֥י, my strength). 1. An ancestor of Ethan, a Merarite singer in the Temple (1 Chron 6:46).

2. Son of Zechariah; an ancestor of Adaiah, a priest in the second Temple (Neh 11:12).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(`amtsi, "my strength"):

(1) A Levite of the family of Merari (1Ch 6:46).

(2) A priest of the family of Adaiah in the second temple. His father’s name was Zechariah (Ne 11:12).