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Jehiah (gatekeeper)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehiah
Jehiah (יְחִיָּה‎, yechiyyah). Appointed by David, along with Obed-Edom, to be a gatekeeper for the ark of the covenant (1 Chr 15:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jehiah (Person)
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
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehiah
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
Jehiah
Jehiah jə-hīʹə [Heb. yeḥîyâ—‘may Yahweh live’]. Keeper of the ark with Obed-edom (1 Ch. 15:24).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jehiah
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 Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jehiah
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
Jehiah
Jehiah (Heb. yĕḥɩ̂yâ)A gatekeeper for the ark appointed by David (1 Chr. 15:24).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jehiah
Jehiah [jə hīˊə] (Heb. yeḥîyâ “the Lord lives”). A gatekeeper for the ark at the time of David (1 Chr. 15:24).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jehiah
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
Jehiah
JEHI´AH (je-hīʹa; “Jehovah liveth”). A Levite associated with Obed-edom as “gatekeepers for the ark” when brought by David to Jerusalem (1 Chron. 15:24), 982 b.c. Called Jeiel in v. 18.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jehiah
JEHIAH [juh HIGH uh] (the Lord lives) — a Levite doorkeeper for the Ark of the Covenant in David’s time (1 Chr. 15:24).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JEHIAH
JEHIAH<je-hi’-a> ([יְחִוָּה‎, yechiyah], “may Yahweh live!”): Keeper of the ark with Obed-edom (1 Ch 15:24), but in verse 18 the name is [יְחִיאֵל‎, yèi’el], IEIEL (which see).
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