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Galal (son of Jeduthun)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Galal, Son of Jeduthun
Galal, Son of Jeduthun (גָּלָל‎, galal). Ancestor of Obadiah (or Abda), a Levite among the exiles who returned to Judah (1 Chr 9:16; Neh 11:17).
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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Relatives
Jeduthun Father
Obededom Brother
Shemaiah Brother
Uzziel Brother
Gedaliah Brother
Shimei Brother
Jeshaiah Brother
Mattithiah Brother
Izri Brother
Shammua Son
Shemaiah Nephew
Issachar Nephew
Nethanel Nephew
Obadiah Grandson
Joah Nephew
Jehozabad Nephew
Sachar Nephew
Abda Grandson
Peullethai Nephew
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