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Aliah

Aliah. [N]

[ALVAH]


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

Bibliography Information

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

ALIAH

a-li'-a (`alyah):

One of the dukes, or heads of thousands of Edom (1 Chronicles 1:51). In Genesis 36:40 the name is Alvah (`alwah), the only difference being the change of the weaker w, of Ge to the somewhat stronger, y, of the later Chronicles, a change which is not infrequent in Hebrew. He is not to be confused, as in HDB, with the Alian of the same chapter.


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