But Wellhausen 1 is probably right in taking the word as a contraction for Hagariah ("Yahweh hath girded"), just as Zaccai (Zacchaeus) is known to be a contraction of Zechariah.
Under Johanan ben Zaccai the Pharisees established themselves at Jamnia.
JOHANAN BEN ZACCAI, Palestinian rabbi, contemporary of the Apostles.
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Zaccai, the founder of the school of Jamnia (Jabneh).
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