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a-lid' (qarobh, "near," as in Genesis 45:10; Exodus 13:17, etc.):
Nehemiah 13:4 refers either to family ties, as in Ruth 2:20, or to intimate association.
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ALLIED'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.