Pelaiah

Pelaiah [N] [H] [S]

distinguished of the Lord.

  • One of David's posterity ( 1 Chronicles 3:24 ).

  • A Levite who expounded the law ( Nehemiah 8:7 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Pelaiah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Pelaiah [N] [E] [S]

    the Lord\'s secret or miracle
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

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

    Pelaiah [N] [E] [H]

    (distinguished by Jehovah ).

    1. A son of Elioenai, of the royal line of Judah. ( 1 Chronicles 3:24 ) (B.C. after 400.)
    2. One of the Levites who assisted Ezra in expounding the law, ( Nehemiah 8:7 ) He afterward sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 10:10 ) (B.C.445.)

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

    Bibliography Information

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

    PELAIAH

    pe-la'-ya, pe-li'-a (pela'yah):

    (1) A son of Elioenai, of the royal house of Judah (1 Chronicles 3:24).

    (2) A Levite who assisted Ezra by expounding the Law (Nehemiah 8:7), and was one of those who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (10:10). He is called "Phalias" in 1 Esdras 9:48 (Revised Version).


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