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Ahlai [N]

beseeching; sorrowing; expecting
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

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Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Ahlai'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Ahlai, or Ahla-i

(ornamental ) daughter of Sheshan, whom, having no issue, he gave in marriage to his Egyptian slave Jarha. ( 1 Chronicles 2:31 1 Chronicles 2:35 ) From her were descended Zabad, one of Davids mighty men, ( 1 Chronicles 11:41 ) and Aza-riah, one of the captains of hundreds in the reign of Joash. ( 2 Chronicles 23:1 )

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Ahlai, or Ahlai'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.


a'-li ('achlay "O would that!"):

(1) A Son of Sheshan (1 Chronicles 2:31) or according to 1 Chronicles 2:34 a daughter of Sheshan, for here we read:

"Now Sheshan had no sons, but daughters."

(2) The father of Zabad, a soldier in David's army (1 Chronicles 11:41).

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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'AHLAI'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.