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Meaning: whom God will restore
A priest, head of one of the courses of the priests of the time of David (1 Chr. 24:12).
A high priest in the time of Ezra and Nehemiah (Neh. 12:22-23). He rebuilt the eastern city wall (3:1), his own mansion being in that quarter, on the ridge Ophel (3:20, 21). His indulgence of Tobiah the Ammonite provoked the indignation of Nehemiah (13:4, 7).