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Pelaliah (priest)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Pelaliah, Son of Amzi
Pelaliah, Son of Amzi (פְּלַלְיָה‎, pelalyah). An ancestor one of the priests who lived in Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile (Neh 11:12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Pelaliah (Person)
PELALIAH (PERSON) [Heb pĕlalyâ (פְּלַלְיָה)]. A person listed in the genealogy of Adaiah, one of the priests who settled in Jerusalem upon returning to Judah during the days of Ezra (Neh 11:12). Pelaliah was the grandfather of Adaiah, the third member of a linear genealogy extending seven deep (Adaiah
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Pelaliah
Pelaliah. Forefather of Adaiah, a priest living in Jerusalem during Ezra’s day (Neh 11:12).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Pelaliah
Pelaliah pel-ə-līʹə [Heb. pelalyâ—‘Yahweh has judged’]. A priest whose grandson Adaiah lived in Jerusalem after the Exile (Neh. 11:12).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Pelaliah
PELALIAH Forefather of Adaiah, a priest living in Jerusalem during Ezra’s day (Neh 11:12).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Pelaliah
PELALIAH. A priest whose grandson Adaiah was a leader among the 242 priests who returned to Jerusalem to perform priestly duties other than “the work of the house” (Neh 11:12–13).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Pelaliah
Pelaliah (Heb. pĕlalyâ)An ancestor of Adaiah, a priest during Nehemiah’s time (Neh. 11:12).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Pelaliah
Pelaliah [pĕ1ˊə līˊə] (Heb. pelalyâ “Yahweh judges”). An ancestor of Adaiah, a priest during Nehemiah’s time (Neh. 11:12).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Pelaliah
Pelali´ah (judged by Jehovah), the son of Amzi and ancestor of Adaiah. Neh. 11:12.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Pelaliah
PELALI´AH (pel-a-liʹyah). The grandfather of Adaiah, one of the priests assigned by lot to live in Jerusalem under Nehemiah’s governorship (Neh. 11:12).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Pelaliah
PELALIAH [pel uh LIGH uh] (the Lord has intervened) — a priest whose grandson returned from the Captivity (Neh. 11:12).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
PELALIAH
PELALIAH<pel-a-li’-a> ([פְּלַלְיָה, pelalyah], “Yahweh judges”): A priest, father of Jeroham, one of the “workers” in the Lord’s house (Nehemiah 11:12).
See also
Relatives
Amzi Father
Jeroham Son
Zechariah Grandfather
Adaiah Grandson
Roles