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Keilah (Person)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Keilah
Keilah (קְעִילָה‎, qe'ilah). A descendant of Hodiah of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr 4:19). Described as “the Garmite” (גַּרְמִי‎, garmiy), the meaning of which is unknown.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Keilah (Person)
Keilah (Person). Caleb’s descendant from Judah’s tribe, called the Garmite in 1 Chronicles 4:19. Some identify this reference with the city in Judah instead of a person.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Keilah
Keilah kə-īʹlə [Heb. qeʿîlâ]. The Garmite, grandson of Hodiah (1 Ch. 4:19).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Keilah (Person)
KEILAH (Person) Caleb’s descendant from Judah’s tribe, called the Garmite in 1 Chronicles 4:19. Some identify this reference with the city in Judah instead of a person.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Keilah
KEILAH1. A fortified city in the Shephelah allotted to Judah (Josh 15:44) and mentioned in the Amarna letters as Qilti. Identified with Khirbet Qila it is situated eight miles NW of Hebron and overlooking the N-S route from the Valley of Elah to Hebron. David and his band saved the city from the Philistines
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Keilah
Keilah (Heb. qĕʿɩ̂lâ) (PERSON)“The Garmite,” grandson of Hodiah in the list of the descendants of Judah (1 Chr. 4:19).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Keilah (Person)
KEILAH [kē īˊlə] (Heb. qe˓îlâ) (PERSON). Keilah the Garmite, the grandson of Hodiah in the list of the descendants of Judah (1 Chr. 4:19).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Keilah the Garmite
Kei´lah the Garmite, apparently a descendant of the great Caleb. 1 Chron. 4:19. There is no apparent connection with the town Keilah.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Keilah
KEILAH [kee EYE luh] — the name of a man and a city in the Old Testament:1. A descendant of Caleb, of the family of Judah (1 Chr. 4:19).2. A fortified city in the lowland plain of the territory of Judah, about 29 kilometers (18 miles) southwest of Jerusalem (Josh. 15:44). David and about 600 of his
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
KEILAH
KEILAH<ke-i’-la> (קְעִילָה‎ [qèilah]; [Κεειλάμ, Keeilam]):1. A city of the Shephelah mentioned (Joshua 15:44) along with Nezib, Aehzib and Mareshah. Among those who repaired the walls of Jerusalem was “Hashabiah, the ruler of half the district of Keilah, for his district. After him repaired their
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Keilah
Keilah [Kee-luh](Uncertain origin and meaning)(1 Chronicles 4:19). Unspecified date. Keilah the Garmite was the grandson of Hodiah, the sister of a man named Naham.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Keilah
KEILAH (Kə īʹ lah) Personal and place-name, perhaps meaning “fortress.” 1. Descendant of Caleb (1 Chron. 4:19). 2. Fortified city in the lowland plain (Shephelah) of the territory of Judah identified with modern Khirbet Oila, about eight miles northwest of Hebron and 18 miles southwest of Jerusalem.