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Bilgai
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bilgai
Bilgai (בִּלְגַּי‎, bilgay). A priest and one of the leaders of the postexilic Jewish community who signed the written agreement to keep the law during the time of Ezra and Nehemiah (Neh 10:8). He is sometimes identified with Bilgah.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bilgai (Person)
BILGAI (PERSON) [Heb bilgay (בִּלְגַּי)]. A postexilic priest and a signatory to the code of Nehemiah (Neh 10:8). He is identified by some scholars with Bilgah (Heb blgh), who is listed as one of the chief priests who returned to Jerusalem with Nehemiah (Neh 12:5, 18; see M. Newman IDB 1:438; Brockington
Bilgah (Person)
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
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bilgai
Bilgai. Priest who signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others after the exile (Neh 10:8); possibly the same person as Bilgah in Nehemiah 12:18.See Bilgah #2.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bilgai
BILGAI Priest who signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others after the exile (Neh 10:8); possibly the same person as Bilgah in Nehemiah 12:18. See Bilgah #2.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bilgai
BILGAI. Found only in Neh 10:8. It is probably the same as Bilgah (q.v.), but named among those who sealed the covenant (Neh 10:1).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bilgai
Bilgai (Heb. bilgay)A priest among those who set their seals to the renewed covenant under Nehemiah (Neh. 10:8 [MT 9]). He is probably the same as Bilgah 2.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bilgai
Bilgai [bĭlˊgī] (Heb. bilgay “brightness”). A priest (or priestly family) among those who set their seals to the renewed covenant under Nehemiah (Neh. 10:8); probably the same as Bilgah 2.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bilgai
BIL´GAI (bilʹga-ī; “brightness, cheerfulness”). One of the priests whose descendants signed the seal with Nehemiah (Neh. 10:8), 445 b.c. Probably the same as Bilgah (which see).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bilgai
BILGAI [BILL gay eye] — a priest who sealed the covenant after the Captivity (Neh. 10:8). He is also called Bilgah (Neh. 12:5, 18).
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Bilgai
Bilgai [Bil-gi](Hebrew origin: Self restrained)(Nehemiah 10:8). 5th century b.c. Bilgai was one of the priests who signed Nehemiah’s solemn agreement to separate themselves from the foreigners living in the land, to refrain from intermarrying with them, and to dedicate their firstborn to God, among
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bilgai
BILGAI (Bĭlʹ gī) Priest who sealed Nehemiah’s covenant to obey God’s law (Neh. 10:8).
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