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ZIHA (zī'ha, Heb. tsîhā’)

Head of a family of temple servants, (kjv Nethinim), who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel (Ezra.2.43; Neh.7.46).A ruler of the temple servants in Ophel in the days of Nehemiah (Neh.11.21).

ZIHA zī’ ə (צִיחָ֥א, צִחָ֥א). A family of Nethinim which returned from the Babylonian captivity (Ezra 2:43; Neh 7:46; 1 Esd 5:29; KJV, ASV Esau). The overseer of Nethinim mentioned in Nehemiah 11:21 prob. belongs to same family.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(tsicha’, tsicha’ (Ne 7:46), meaning unknown): An overseer of Nethinim (Ne 11:21) who are called (Ezr 2:43; Ne 7:46) "the children (or sons) of Ziha." The Septuagint’s Codex Vaticanus and Alexandrinus omit Ne 11:20 f; the Septuagint has Sial, Lucian Siaau; in Ne 7:46; the Septuagint Codex Vaticanus Sea; Codex Alexandrinus has Oiaa; Lucian has Soulai; in Ezr 2:43 the Septuagint’s Codex Vaticanus has Southia; Codex Alexandrinus has Souaa; Lucian has Souddaei.