Word: GXF

Pronounce: zeh'-rakh

Strong: H2226

Orig: the same as 2225; Zerach, the name of three Israelites, also of an Idumaean and an Ethiopian prince:--Zarah, Zerah. H2225

Use: Proper Name Masculine

Grk Strong: G2196

    Zerah or Zarah = "rising"

    1) a son of Reuel and grandson of Esau, one of the dukes of the Edomites
    2) twin brother of Pharez, sons of Judah and Tamar; descendants are called Zarhites, Ezrahites, and Izrahites
    3) son of Simeon; also called 'Zohar'
    4) a Gershonite Levite, son of Iddo of Adaiah
    5) the Ethiopian or Cushite, invader of Judah in the reign of Asa who defeated the invaders; probably the same as the Egyptian king Usarken I, second king of the Egyptian 22nd dynasty or perhaps more probably Usarken II, his 2nd successor
    6) another Edomite leader; possibly same as 1