Zerubbabel

Zerubbabel
/zeuh rub"euh beuhl/, n.
a leader of the Jews on their return to Jerusalem after the Babylonian captivity. Ezra 2:1, 2; 3:2-13.
Also, Zorobabel.

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▪ governor of Judaea
also spelled  Zorobabel  
flourished 6th century BC

      governor of Judaea under whom the rebuilding of the Jewish Temple at Jerusalem took place. Of Davidic origin, Zerubbabel is thought to have originally been a Babylonian Jew who returned to Jerusalem at the head of a band of Jewish exiles and became governor of Judaea under the Persians. Influenced by the prophets Haggai and Zechariah, he rebuilt the Temple. As a descendant of the House of David, Zerubbabel rekindled Jewish messianic hopes.

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