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