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Eliphelehu
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eliphelehu
Eliphelehu (אֱלִיפְלֵהוּ‎, eliphelehu). A musician who played music before the ark of the covenant when it was brought to Jerusalem during the reign of King David (1 Chr 15:18–21).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eliphelehu (Person)
ELIPHELEHU (PERSON) [Heb ʾĕlı̂pĕlēhû (אֱלִיפְלֵהוּ)]. One of the Levites of second rank appointed to provide music during David’s second effort to move the ark to Jerusalem; his instrument was the lyre (1 Chr 15:18, 21). The list of names in 15:17–18 is expanded by ten in 15:19–24; Eliphelehu is
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eliphelehu, Elipheleh
Eliphelehu, Elipheleh. Levitical musician who played the lyre when the ark was brought to Jerusalem in David’s time (1 Chr 15:18, 21; kjv Elipheleh).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eliphelehu
Eliphelehu ē-lifʹə-lēʹhū [Heb. ʾĕlîp̱elēhû—‘may God distinguish him’]; AV ELIPHELEH. A Levite of the second order appointed with five others to “lead with lyres” when the ark was brought up to Jerusalem by David (1 Ch. 15:18, 21).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eliphelehu
ELIPHELEHU Levitical musician who played the lyre (harp) when the ark was brought to Jerusalem in David’s time (1 Chr 15:18, 21).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Elipheleh
ELIPHELEH. One of 14 special porters “of the second order” (1 Chr 15:18) who, among others under David’s leadership, were chosen from and by the Levites as instrumental accompanists in the ceremony of bringing the ark of the covenant to Jerusalem from the house of Obed-edom.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eliphelehu
Eliphelehu (Heb. ʾĕlɩ̂p̱ĕlēhû)A Levite of the second order, and a musician appointed by David to play during celebrations (1 Chr. 15:18, 21).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Eliphelehu
Eliphelehu [ĭ lĭfˊə lēˊhū] (Heb. ˒elîp̱elēhû “may God distinguish him”). A Levite of the second order, and a musician appointed by David to play during celebrations (1 Chr. 15:18, 21; KJV “Elipheleh”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Elipheleh
Eliph´eleh (whom God makes distinguished), a Merarite Levite, one of the gate-keepers appointed by David to play on the harp “on the Sheminith” on the occasion of bringing up the ark to the city of David. 1 Chron. 15:18, 21.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eliphelehu
ELIPH´ELE´HU (e-lifʹe-lēʹhu; “whom God makes distinguished”). A Merarite Levite, one of the gatekeepers appointed by David to “lead with lyres tuned to the sheminith” on the occasion of bringing up the Ark to the city of David (1 Chron. 15:18, 21), about 982 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Elipheleh
EliphelehGod will distinguish him, one of the porters appointed to play “on the Sheminith” on the occasion of the bringing up of the ark to the city of David (1 Chr. 15:18, 21).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Elipheleh
ELIPHELEH [e LIF uh leh] — a Levite appointed to play the harp or lyre in the musical services of the tabernacle when David relocated the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem (1 Chr. 15:18, 21; Eliphelehu, NRSV).
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