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Galal (descendant of Levi)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Galal, Descendant of Levi
Galal, Descendant of Levi (גָּלָל‎, galal). A Levite among the exiles returning to Jerusalem (1 Chr 9:15).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Galal (Person)
GALAL (PERSON) [Heb gālāl (גָּלָל)]. The name of 2 persons mentioned in Nehemiah and Chronicles. The name possibly means “turtle” (1PN, 230).1. An ancestor of one of the Levites who returned to Jerusalem following the Babylonian exile (1 Chr 9:16, Neh 11:17). Galal is presented as a descendant of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Galal
Galal. 1. Levite and Mica’s son, who returned from exile in Babylon (1 Chr 9:15).2. Levite and forefather of Obadiah (Abda). Obadiah returned from exile in Babylon (1 Chr 9:16; Neh 11:17).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Galal
Galal gāʹlāl [Heb gālāl]. The name of two Levites, one mentioned in 1 Ch. 9:15, the other in 1 Ch. 9:16 and Neh. 11:17.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Galal
GALAL1. Levite and Mica’s son, who returned from exile in Babylon (1 Chr 9:15).2. Levite and forefather of Obadiah (Abda). Obadiah returned from exile in Babylon (1 Chr 9:16; Neh 11:17).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Galal
GALAL. The name of the two Levites whose descendants were among the returning exiles from Babylon. One was a descendant of Asaph (1 Chr 9:15), and the other a son of Jeduthun, whose descendants “dwelt in the village of the Netophathites” (1 Chr 9:16; Neh 11:17).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Galal
Galal (Heb. gālāl)1. A postexilic Levite of the lineage of Merari (1 Chr. 9:15).2. A Levite, son of Jeduthun and father of Shemaiah, of the lineage of Merari (1 Chr. 9:16; Neh. 11:17).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Galal
Ga´lal (influential).1. A Levite, one of the sons of Asaph. 1 Chron. 9:15. (b.c. 536.)2. Another Levite, of the family of Elkanah. 1 Chron. 9:16.3. A third Levite, son of Jeduthun. Neh. 11:17. (b.c. 536.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Galal
GA´LAL (gāʹlal; “rolling”). The name of two Levites after the Exile.1. One of those who dwelt in the villages of the Netophathites and served at Jerusalem (1 Chron. 9:15), about 536 b.c.2. A descendant of Jeduthun, and father of Shemaiah, or Shammua (1 Chron. 9:16; Neh. 11:17), before 445 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Galal
GALAL [GAY lal] (rolling) — the name of two Levites who returned from the Babylonian Captivity:1. A priest who served at Jerusalem (1 Chr. 9:15).2. The father of Shemaiah (1 Chr. 9:16), or Shammua (Neh. 11:17).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GALAL
GALAL<ga’-lal> ([גָּלָל‎, galal]): The name of two Levites, one mentioned in 1 Ch 9:15, the other in 1 Ch 9:16 and Neh 11:17.
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