Pelatiah

Pelatiah [N] [H] [S]

deliverance of the Lord.

  • A son of Hananiah and grandson of Zerubbabel ( 1 Chronicles 3:21 ).

  • A captain of "the sons of Simeon" ( 4:42 ).

  • Nehemiah 10:22 .

  • One of the twenty-five princes of the people against whom Ezekiel prophesied on account of their wicked counsel (Ezek. 11:1-13 ).

    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 Pelatiah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Pelatiah [N] [E] [S]

    let the Lord deliver; deliverance of the Lord
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
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    Bibliography Information

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

    Pelatiah [N] [E] [H]

    (delivered by Jehovah ).

    1. Son of Hananiah the son of Zerubbabel. ( 1 Chronicles 3:21 ) (B.C. after 536.)
    2. One of the captains of the marauding band of Simeonites who in the reign of Hezekiah made an expedition to Mount Seir and smote the Amalekites. ( 1 Chronicles 4:42 ) (B.C. about 700.)
    3. One of the heads of the people, and probably the name of a family who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 10:22 ) (B.C. about 440.)
    4. The son of Benaiah. and one of the princes of the people against whom Ezekiel was directed to utter the words of doom recorded in ( Ezekiel 11:5-12 ) (B.C. about 592.)

    [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 'Pelatiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    PELATIAH

    pel-a-ti'-a (pelatyah, "Yahweh delivers"):

    (1) One who "sealed" the covenant (Nehemiah 10:22).

    (2) A descendant of Solomon, grandson of Zerubbabel (1 Chronicles 3:21).

    (3) A Simeonite, one of the captains who cleared out the Amalekites and dwelt on the captured land (1 Chronicles 4:42,43).

    (4) A prince of the people whom Ezekiel (in Babylon) pictures as `devising mischief' and giving `wicked counsel' in Jerusalem. He is represented as falling dead while Ezekiel prophesies (Ezekiel 11:1,13). His name has the "-u," ending.


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