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Kallai
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kallai
Kallai (קַלָּי‎, qallay). A leader of the descendants of Sallai, a Levitical clan, during the time of Joiakim (Neh 12:20).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kallai (Person)
KALLAI (PERSON) [Heb qallāy (קַלָּי)]. A head of a priestly family mentioned only in Neh 12:20 as one of some 20 priestly heads serving in the days of Joiakim (vv 12–21). Recently, H. G. M. Williamson (Ezra, Nehemiah WBC, 359–60) has argued that this list probably predates the transcription of the similar
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kallai
Kallai. Priest and the head of Sallai’s priestly family during the days of Joiakim the high priest (Neh 12:20).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kallai
Kallai kalʹī [Heb. qallay ‹ qal—‘swift’]. A priest among those who returned with Zerubbabel (Neh. 12:1). He represented the family of Sallai (v 20).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kallai
KALLAI Priest and the head of Sallu’s (Sallai’s) priestly family during the days of Joiakim the high priest (Neh 12:20).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Kallai
Kallai (kal´i), the head of a priestly family in postexilic Judah under the high priest Joiakim (Neh. 12:20).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kallai
KALLAI. A priest of the family of Sallai in the time of Joiakim, the high priest (Neh 12:20)
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kallai
Kallai (Heb. qallay)The head of the priestly family of Sallai at the time of the high priest Joiakim (Neh. 12:20).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kallai
Kallai [kălˊī] (Heb. qallay “light, swift”[?]). The head of the priestly family of Sallai at the time of the high priest Joiakim (Neh. 12:20).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Kalla-i
Kal´la-i (swift servant of Jehovah), a priest in the days of Joiakim the son of Jeshua. He represented the family of Sallai. Neh. 12:20. (b.c. after 536.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kallai
KAL´LAI (kalʹī; “swift, light”). Son of Sallai and a chief priest in the time of the high priest Joiakim (Neh. 12:20), after 635 b.c.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Kallai
KallaiKallai (kalʹī), the head of a priestly family in postexilic Judah under the high priest Joiakim (Neh. 12:20).
See also
Relatives
Sallu Relative
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