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Pokereth-Hazzebaim

POKERETH-HAZZEBAIM (pŏk'ē-rĕth-hăz'a-bā'ĭm). The head of a postexilic family; a servant of Solomon (Ezra.2.57; Neh.7.59). KJV has “Pochereth of Zebaim.”


POCHERETH-HAZZEBAIM pŏk’ ə rĕth hăz’ ə-bā’ əm (פֹּכֶ֥רֶת הַצְּבָיִ֖ים). The name of the head of a postexilic family among Solomon’s servants (Ezra 2:57; Neh 7:59, KJV POCHERETH OF ZEBAIM, zĭ bā’ em; 1 Esd 5:34, KJV PHACARETH, făk’ e rěth).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

pok’-e-reth, po’-ke-reth, po-ke’-reth, -ha-ze-ba’-im (pokhereth hatstsebhayim (Ezr 2:57), or pokhereth ha-tsebhayim (Ne 7:59), "binder (feminine) of the gazelles"): Name of the head of a post-exilic family. The first word is a feminine Kal participle; compare qoheleth ("preacher"), the Hebrew title of the Book of Eccl. BDB suggests that the feminine is that of office. King James Version has "Pochereth of Zebaim" in Ezr, but Ryle (Cambridge Bible, 235) notes that "of" is not in the 1611 edition