(az ri' kam) Personal name meaning, “my help stood up.” 1. Descendant of David after the Exile (1 Chronicles 3:23). 2. Descendant of Saul of tribe of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:38). 3. Father of a Levite who led in resettling Jerusalem after the Exile (1 Chronicles 9:14). 4. Officer in charge of palace for Ahaz, king of Judah. Zicri, a soldier in Israel's army, killed him when Israel attacked Judah about 741 B.C. (2 Chronicles 28:7).
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