Bilgah (priest under David)
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A leader of one of the 24 priestly families whose time of service was determined by lot in 1 Chr 24:1–19. Bilgah received the 15th lot (1 Chr 24:14).
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BILGAH (PERSON) [Heb bilgâ (בִּלְגָּה)] Var. BILGAI. Bilgah appears as a name for an individual only in 1 Chronicles and Nehemiah. 1 Chronicles identifies a priest Bilgah as a contemporary of David. Three priestly Bilgahs appear in Nehemiah. Yet the presence of Bilgah in the reign of David represents
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Bilgah bilʹgə [Heb. bilgâ—‘cheerfulness,’ ‘brightness’]. A priest or priestly family (1 Ch. 24:14); the fifteenth of twenty-four divisions of priests who officiated in the temple. A chief of the priests by this name is listed among those who returned from exile with Zerubbabel (Neh. 12:5, 18); he is
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