Word Summary
Serayah or Serayahu: "Yah persists", the name of a number of Isr
Original Word: שְׂרָיָה
Transliteration: Serayah or Serayahu
Phonetic Spelling: (ser-aw-yaw')
Part of Speech: proper name, masculine
Short Definition: "Yah persists", the name of a number of Isr
Meaning: Seraiah -- "Yah persists", the name of a number of Israelites
Strong's Concordance

Or Srayahuw {ser-aw-yaw'-hoo}; from sarah and Yahh; Jah has prevailed; Serajah, the name of nine Israelites -- Seraiah.

see HEBREW sarah

see HEBREW Yahh


H8304. Serayah

or Serayahu שְׂרָיָה(וּׅproper name, masculine (׳יpersisteth DrHast. DB. ii. 530 JACOB); — usually Σαραια(ς); — שְׂרָיָה‎:

1 secretary of David 2 Samuel 8:17, but ᵐ5B Ασα, "" שיא20:25 Kt (שְׁוָא‎ Qr), שַׁוְשָׁא1 Chronicles 18:16 (in both Ἰησοῦς, ᵐ5L Σουσα), שִׁישָׁא1 Kings 4:3 (Σαβα, A Σεισα, ᵐ5L Σαφατ); originally in all probably ששא‎ We Dr Klo (Sausa), HPS (שושא‎), Now (Šoša), Bu.

2 chief priest 2 Kings 25:18 = Jeremiah 52:24.

3 a captain 2 Kings 25:23; Jeremiah 40:8; 51:59 (twice in verse); 51:61.

4. a. son of Kenaz 1 Chronicles 4:13-14,.

b. name in Simeon 1 Chronicles 4:35.

c. Levite name 1 Chronicles 5:40 (twice in verse).

5. a. companion of Zerubbabel Ezra 2:2.

b. father of Ezra Ezra 7:1.

c. one sealed Nehemiah 10:3.

d. priest Nehemiah 11:11; 12:1, 12.

6 שְׂרָיָהוּ‎, officer of king Jehoiakim, Jeremiah 36:26, τῷ Σαρεα.

II. שׂרה‎ (√ of following; = rule ? compare שׂרר‎).