Meaning: said by Jehovah.
This name appears many times in the Old Testament.
Amariah, one of the descendants of Aaron by Eleazar (1 Chronicles 6:7, 52)
He was probably the last of the high priests of Eleazar’s line prior to the transfer of that office to Eli, of the line of Ithamar.
Amariah, a Levite, son of Hebron, of the lineage of Moses (1 Chronicles 23:19; 24:23)
Amariah, a “chief priest” who took an active part in the reformation under Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 19:11)
probably the same as mentioned in 1 Chronicles 6:9
Amariah, son of Azariah
“Azariah begat Amariah, and Amariah begat Ahitub” (1 Chronicles 6:11); Ezra descended from him (Ezra 7:3).
Amariah, one of the high priests in the time of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 31:15)
Amariah, great-grandfather of Zephaniah (Zeph. 1:1)
Amariah, son was at Jerusalem (Neh. 11:4)
Amariah who is listed as one who was sealed (Neh. 10:3)
Amariah who is listed as a man who had a foreign wife (Ezra 10:42)
Article Version: February 13, 2019