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Zerubbabel

Zerubbabel (zērŭb´əbəl) [Heb.,=seed of Babylon], in the Bible, a grandson of King Jehoiachin (exiled in 597 BC) and governor of Jerusalem. He led a company returning from exile in c.520 BC under patronage of the Persian King Darius. Zerubbabel was a contemporary of Haggai and Zechariah, under whose stimulating encouragement he finished the rebuilding of the Temple. He is also known as Zorobabel.

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Zerubbabel

Zerubbabel (6th/5th cent. BCE). Post-exilic Jewish leader. Zerubbabel worked with Joshua the high priest as leader of the returned exiles from Babylon and as builder of the Temple in Jerusalem. Zerubbabel's activities are described in the books of Ezra, Nehemiah, Haggai, and Zechariah.

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