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Kolaiah (father of Pedaiah)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kolaiah, Son of Maaseiah
Kolaiah, Son of Maaseiah (קוֹלָיָה‎, qolayah). A Benjaminite whose descendants settled in Jerusalem after the exile; father of Pedaiah (Neh 11:7).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kolaiah (Person)
KOLAIAH (PERSON) [Heb qôlāyâ (קֹולָיָה‎)]. 1. The father of Pedaiah and an ancestor of Sallu, a Benjaminite and provincial leader who agreed to settle in Jerusalem (Neh 11:7). Although Sallu’s line is referred to in both the list in Nehemiah 11 and 1 Chronicles 9 (cf. v 7), Kolaiah is not mentioned.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kolaiah
Kolaiah. 1. Benjamite; forefather of a family that lived in Jerusalem after the exile (Neh 11:7).2. Father of Ahab, the false prophet who, along with Zedekiah, prophesied lies in the name of God during Jeremiah’s day (Jer 29:21).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kolaiah
KOLAIAH1. Benjamite; forefather of a family who lived in Jerusalem after the exile (Neh 11:7).2. Father of Ahab, the false prophet who, along with Zedekiah, prophesied falsely in the name of God during Jeremiah’s day (Jer 29:21).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kolaiah
KOLAIAH1. A Benjamite whose descendants lived in Jerusalem after the Exile (Neh 11:7).2. Father of the false prophet Ahab (Jer 29:21).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kolaiah
Kolaiah (Heb. qôlāyâ)1. A Benjaminite; an ancestor of Sallu (Neh. 11:7).2. The father of the false prophet Ahab, an opponent of Jeremiah (Jer. 29:21).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Kolaiah
Kola´iah (voice of Jehovah).1. A Benjamite whose descendants settled in Jerusalem after the return from the captivity. Neh. 11:7. (b.c. before 536.)2. The father of Ahab the false prophet, who was burnt by the king of Babylon. Jer. 29:21. (b.c. before 594.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kolaiah
KOLA´IAH (ko-līʹya; “voice of Jehovah”).1. A Benjamite and remote ancestor of Sallu, which latter dwelt in Jerusalem after the captivity (Neh. 11:7), long before 445 b.c.2. The father of Ahab, which latter was a false prophet denounced by Jeremiah (Jer. 29:21), about 626 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Kolaiah
KOLAIAH [koe LAY uh] — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. A son of Maaseiah whose descendants lived in Jerusalem after the Captivity (Neh. 11:7).2. The father of Ahab, the false prophet condemned by Jeremiah (Jer. 29:21–23).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
KOLAIAH
KOLAIAH<ko-la’-ya>, <ko-li’-a> (קוֹלָיָה‎ [qolayah], “voice of Yah”):1. A Benjamite, son of Maaseiah (Nehemiah 11:7).2. Father of Ahab, a false prophet and a lecherous man (Jeremiah 29:21-23).
See also
Relatives
Maaseiah Father
Pedaiah Son
Ithiel Grandfather
Joed Grandson