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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