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Appointed by David, along with Obed-Edom, to be a gatekeeper for the ark of the covenant (1 Chr 15:24).
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JEHIAH (PERSON) [Heb yĕḥı̂yâ (יְחִיָּה)]. A Levite who was appointed by David to serve with Obed-edom as a gatekeeper when the ark was moved to Jerusalem (1 Chr 15:24). Obed-edom and one Jeiel are named as gatekeepers in 1 Chr 15:18, but in 15:21 and 16:5, they are named among the musicians. The similarity
JEHIEL (PERSON) [Heb yĕhı̂ʾēl (יְהִיאֵל)]. Var. JEHIELI. Nine persons in the Hebrew Bible, along with the parallel references in 1 Esdras, bear this name.1. A Levite musician appointed at the time of David. At the command of David, the levitical leaders selected musicians; Jehiel was among those of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehiah. Levite who, along with Obed-edom, was appointed as doorkeeper for the ark when David brought it to Jerusalem (1 Chr 15:24).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JEHIAH Levite who, along with Obed-edom, was appointed as doorkeeper for the ark when David brought it to Jerusalem (1 Chr 15:24).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JEHIAH. One of the two gatekeepers for the ark when it was brought to Jerusalem by David (1 Chr 15:24).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jehi´ah (Jehovah lives), “doorkeeper for the ark” at the time of its establishment in Jerusalem. 1 Chron. 15:24. (b.c. 1043.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jehiel—God’s living one. (1.) The father of Gibeon (1 Chr. 9:35).(2.) One of David’s guard (1 Chr. 11:44).(3.) One of the Levites “of the second degree,” appointed to conduct the music on the occasion of the ark’s being removed to Jerusalem (1 Chr. 15:18, 20).(4.) A Hachmonite, a tutor in the family