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Calamolalus
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A city mentioned in 1 Esdras 5:22 and described as the “other Calamolalus,” even though only one city by that name is mentioned in 1 Esdras. Its descendants who returned from the Babylonian exile are totaled with those from the city of Ono and numbered as 725.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Calamolalus
Calamolalus (Καλαμω, Kalamō). A city mentioned in 1 Esdras 5:22 and described as the “other Calamolalus,” even though only one city by that name is mentioned in 1 Esdras. Its descendants who returned from the Babylonian exile are totaled with those from the city of Ono and numbered as 725.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Calamolalus (Person)
CALAMOLALUS (PERSON) [Gk Kalamōlalos (Καλαμωλαλος)]. The name of the ancestor of a family which returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel; included in the RSV as a marginal reading for “of the other Elam” (kalamō allou; 1 Esdr 5:22). The identification of Calamolalus is further complicated by the variant
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Calamolalus
Calamolalus kal-ə-mol̀ə-ləs, -mol-ā̀ləs (AV, RSV mg, NEB, 1 Esd. 5:22). This name (Gk. A Kalamōlalos, B Kalamōkalos) is corrupt. It has evidently arisen through combining the two names “Lod and Hadid” (RSV), which occur in the parallel lists of Ezra (2:33) and Nehemiah (7:37).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CALAMOLALUS
CALAMOLALUS<kal-a-mol’-a-lus>, <-mol-a’-lus> (Codex Alexandrinus, [Καλαμωλάλος, Kalamolalos], Codex Vaticanus, [Καλαμωκάλος, Kalamokalos]): This name is corrupt (1 Esdras 5:22). It has evidently arisen through combining the two names Lod and Hadid, in the lists of Ezra (2:33) and Nehemiah (7:37).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Calamolalus
Calamolalus kal′uh-mol′uh-luhs (Καλαμωλαλος). According to most Greek mss, Calamolalus was the ancestor of a family of Israelites who returned from the exile (1 Esd. 5:22 NRSV; Codex B has Kalamōkalou). Most scholars, however, believe this passage is textually corrupt. Rahlfs’s Septuaginta (also R.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Calamolalus
CALAMOLALUS, kal-a-molʹa-lus, -mol-āʹlus (A, Καλαμωλάλος, Kalamōlálos, B, Καλαμωκάλος, Kalamōkálos): This name is corrupt (1 Esd 5:22). It has evidently arisen through combining the two names Lod and Hadid, in the lists of Ezr (2:33) and Neh (7:37).
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CALAMOLALUS
CALAMOLALUS kal´uh-mol´uh-luhs [Καλαμωκάλος Kalamōkalos, Καλαμωλάλος Kalamōlalos]. Along with Ono, his 725 descendants were among the exiles returning from Babylon (1 Esd 5:22). The name may be a corruption from combing LOD and HADID (Ezra 2:33; Neh 7:37).