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Pelatiah (son of Benaiah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Pelatiah, Son of Benaiah
Pelatiah, Son of Benaiah (פְּלַטְיָהוּ‎, pelatyahu). Identified as one of the wicked counselors in Ezekiel’s visions. He was struck down by Yahweh as Ezekiel was prophesying (Ezek 11:1–2, 13).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Pelatiah (Person)
PELATIAH (PERSON) [Heb pelāṭyâ (פֶּלָטְיָה)]. The name Pelatiah is held by four persons in the Hebrew Bible. With one exception the name, which may mean “Yahweh delivers,” is attested only during the Persian period. Pelatiah also occurs in the Elephantine papyri (Myers 1 Chronicles AB, 21).1. The
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Pelatiah
Pelatiah. 1. Hananiah’s son, in a list of King Solomon’s descendants (1 Chr 3:21).2. Military leader among the Simeonites who helped destroy an Amalekite remnant at Mt Seir during Hezekiah’s reign (1 Chr 4:42).3. Political leader who signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Pelatiah
4. Son of Benaiah; one of two Judean princes among twenty-five men against whom Ezekiel prophesied (Ezk. 11:1–13). These men, who apparently formed some sort of council, were condemned for giving “wicked counsel” (v 2; possibly counsel to revolt against Babylon) and shedding innocent blood (v 6). When
Pelatiah
Pelatiah pel-ə-tīʹə [Heb. pelaṭyâ, pelaṭyāhû—‘Yahweh delivers’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Pelatiah
PELATIAH1. Hananiah’s son, in a list of King Solomon’s descendants (1 Chr 3:21).2. Military leader among the Simeonites who helped destroy an Amalekite remnant at Mt Seir during Hezekiah’s reign (1 Chr 4:42).3. Political leader who signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Pelatiah
Pelatiah (pel´uh-ti´uh; Heb., “the Lord has rescued”).1 A descendant of David and in the royal lineage of the kings of Judah through Zerubbabel (1 Chron. 3:21).2 One of the leaders of the Simeonite Ishi group, which drove out the Amalekites and settled on Mount Seir (Edom; 1 Chron. 4:42).3 A leader
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Pelatiah
PELATIAH1. The son of Hananiah, a descendant of David through Shealtiel, after the return from Babylon (1 Chr 3:21).2. The son of Ishi of the tribe of Simeon. In the days of Hezekiah, he and his brothers led a large band of men against the remnant of Amalekites dwelling in Mount Seir (1 Chr 4:42–43).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Pelatiah
PELATIAH (Heb. pelaṭyāh(û), ‘Yahweh delivers’; Gk. Phaltias, Phalettia). 1. A witness to the covenant in Ne. 10:22. This may well be the same man as the grandson of Zerubbabel, a descendant of Solomon (1 Ch. 3:21). 2. A Simeonite captain who occupied ex-Amalekite territory (1 Ch. 4:42). 3. A leader
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Pelatiah
Pelatiah (Heb. pĕlāṭyâ, pĕlāṭyāhû)1. A descendant of David and the first son of Hananiah; possibly the grandson of Zerubbabel (1 Chr. 3:21).2. One of the sons of Simeonite Ishi. A captain during the reign of Hezekiah, king of Judah (727–698 b.c.), he drove out a group of Amalekites on Mt.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Pelatiah
Pelatiah [pĕlˊə tīˊə] (Heb. pelaṭyâ, pelaṭyāhû “Yahweh has delivered”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Pelatiah
Pelati´ah (delivered by Jehovah).1. Son of Hananiah the son of Zerubbabel. 1 Chron. 3:21. (b.c. after 536.)2. One of the captains of the marauding band of Simeonites who in the reign of Hezekiah made an expedition to Mount Seir and smote the Amalekites. 1 Chron. 4:42. (b.c. about 700.)3. One of the
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Pelatiah
PELATI´AH (pel-a-tīʹyah).1. A descendant of King Jehoiachin through Zerubbabel and Hananiah (1 Chron. 3:21).2. A Simeonite leader who helped in the defeat of the Amalekites in the days of Hezekiah (1 Chron. 4:42).3. One of the leaders of the Judean people who signed the covenant offered by Nehemiah
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Benaiah Father
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