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Athlai
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Athlai, Son of Bebai
Athlai, Descendant of Bebai (עַתְלָי‎, athlay). A member of the family of Bebai in the postexilic Jewish community. Athlai was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:28).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Athlai (Person)
ATHLAI (PERSON) [Heb ʿatlāy (עַתְלָי)]. A descendant of Bebai and one of the returned exiles who was required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:28). Athlai is a shortened form of Athaliah—“Yahweh has revealed his loftiness” (IPN, 191). In the parallel text of 1 Esdr 9:29, the name Emathis appears
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Athlai
Athlai. Bebai’s descendant, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:28).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Athlai
Athlai athʹlī [Heb. ‘aṯlay—‘afflicted’ (?)]. A Jew, the son of Bebai, who was influenced by Ezra to put away his wife (Ezr. 10:28).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Athlai
ATHLAI Bebai’s descendant, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:28).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Athlai
ATHLAI. An Israelite who in the days of Ezra was one of those compelled to put away his foreign wife (Ezr 10:28).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Athlai
Athlai (Heb. ʿaṯlay)An Israelite of the family of Bebai. He was one of the returned exiles requested to send away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:28).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Athlai
Athlai [ăthˊlī] (Heb. ˓aṯlay, abbreviation of ˓tlyh “Yahweh is exalted”). An Israelite of the family of Bebai. He was one of the exiles requested to send away their foreign wives (Ezra 10:28).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Athla-i
Ath´la-i (whom Jehovah afflicts), one of the sons of Bebai, who put away his foreign wife at the exhortation of Ezra. Ezra 10:28.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Athlai
ATHLAI (athʹlī). A son of Bebai who put away his Gentile wife after the return from Babylon (Ezra 10:28).e.h.m.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Athlai
ATHLAI [ATH lay eye] (the Lord is strong) — a son of Bebai who divorced his pagan wife (Ezra 10:28).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ATHLAI
ATHLAI<ath’-la-i> עַתְלַי‎ [̀athlay], “afflicted?”): A Jew, the son of Bebai, who was influenced by Ezra to put away his wife (Ezra 10:28).
See also
Relatives
Bebai Father
Hananiah Brother
Johanan Brother
Zechariah Brother
Zabbai Brother