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Alvah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Alvah, Chief in Edom
Alvah, Chief in Edom (עַלְיָה‎, alyah; עַלְוָה‎, alwah). An Edomite chief (Gen 36:40; 1 Chr 1:51). He may be the same person as Alvan, son of Shobal (Gen 36:23; 1 Chr 1:40).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Alvah (Person)
ALVAH (PERSON) [Heb ʿalwâ (עַלְוָה)]. Var. ALIAH. One of the tribal chiefs of Edom/Esau, according to the list of the chiefs in Gen 36:40–43 (= 1 Chr 1:51b–54). The two variant forms of this name (ʿalwâ in Gen 36:40; ʿalyâ in 1 Chr 1:51 [but note Qere ʿlwh!]), along with the two variant forms of the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Alvah
Alvah. Esau’s descendant and a chief of Edom (Gn 36:40); alternately called Aliah in 1 Chronicles 1:51.
Aliah
Aliah. Alternate name for Alvah, Esau’s descendant, in 1 Chronicles 1:51.See Alvah.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Aliah
Aliah ə-līʹə [Heb. ‘alyâ] (1 Ch. 1:51); ALVAH [Heb. ‘alwâ] (Gen. 36:40). The second of eleven Edomite clan-chiefs dwelling in Edom.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Alvah
ALVAH Esau’s descendant and a chief of Edom (Gn 36:40); alternately called Aliah in 1 Chronicles 1:51.
Aliah
ALIAH* Alternate name for Alvah, Esau’s descendant, in 1 Chronicles 1:51. See Alvah.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Alvah
ALVAH. A chief of Edom descended from Esau, referred to in Gen 36:40 and again in 1 Chr 1:51 where the same name is spelled Aliah.
Aliah
ALIAH. A duke of Edom, descended from Esau (1 Chr 1:51). The name is also spelled Alvah (q.v.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Alvah
Alvah (Heb. ʿalwâ) (also ALIAH)An Edomite chieftain and a descendant of Esau (Gen. 36:40). At 1 Chr. 1:51 he is called Aliah. He may be the same as Alvan.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Alvah
Alvah [ălˊvə] (Heb. ˓alwâ). An Edomite chieftain and a descendant of Esau (Gen. 36:40); at 1 Chr. 1:51 he is called Aliah. He may be the same as Alvan.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Alvah
Al´vah (evil), a duke of Edom, Gen. 36:40; written Aliah in 1 Chron. 1:51.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Alvah
AL´VAH (alʹvā). The second named of the Edomite chieftains descended from Esau (Gen. 36:40). The name is translated Aliah in some versions of 1 Chron. 1:51.
Aliah
ALI´AH (a-līʹah). A less correct form of Alvah (which see). The second named of the chiefs of Edom, descended from Esau (1 Chron. 1:51).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Alvah
ALVAH [AL vuh] — a chief of Edom descended from Esau (Gen 36:40), also spelled Aliah (1 Chr. 1:51).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ALVAH
ALVAH<al’-va> ( עַלְוָה‎ [̀alwah]): A chief (the King James Version duke) of Edom (Genesis 36:40), called “Aliah” in 1 Chronicles 1:51. Probably the same as Alvan, or Ahan, son of Shobal son of Seir (Genesis 36:23; 1 Chronicles 1:40).
ALIAH
ALIAH<a-li’-a> ( עַלְיָה‎ [̀alyah]): One of the dukes, or heads of thousands of Edom (1 Chronicles 1:51). In Genesis 36:40 the name is Alvah ( עַלְוָה‎ [̀alwah]), the only difference being the change of the weaker ו‎ [w], of Genesis to the somewhat stronger, י‎ [y], of the later Chronicles, a change
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