Kolaiah [N]

(voice of Jehovah ).

  1. A Benjamite whose descendants settled in Jerusalem after the return from the captivity. ( Nehemiah 11:7 ) (B.C. before 536.)
  2. The father of Ahab the false prophet, who was burnt by the king of Babylon. ( Jeremiah 29:21 ) (B.C. before 594.)

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

Bibliography Information

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


ko-la'-ya, ko-li'-a (qolayah, "voice of Yah"):

(1) A Benjamite, son of Maaseiah (Nehemiah 11:7).

(2) Father of Ahab, a false prophet and a lecherous man (Jeremiah 29:21-23).

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