Character Study on Pelaiah

Character Study on Pelaiah

1 Chronicles 3: And the sons of Elioenai were, Hodaiah, and Eliashib, and Pelaiah, and Akkub, and Johanan, and Dalaiah, and Anani, seven.
Nehemiah 8: Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place.
Nehemiah 10: And their brethren, Shebaniah, Hodijah, Kelita, Pelaiah, Hanan,

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Hitchcock's Bible Names - Pelaiah
The Lord's secret or miracle
Easton's Bible Dictionary - Pelaiah
Distinguished of the Lord.
One of David's posterity (1 Chronicles 3:24 ).



A Levite who expounded the law (Nehemiah 8:7 ).


Morrish Bible Dictionary - Pelaiah
1. Son of Elioenai, a descendant of David. 1 Chronicles 3:24 .

2. Levite who instructed the people in the law, and who sealed the covenant. Nehemiah 8:7 ; Nehemiah 10:10 .

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Pelaiah
1. 1 Chronicles 3:24.

2. Nehemiah 8:7; Nehemiah 10:10.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Pelaiah
(pee lya' uh) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh is wonderful (or performs wonders).” 1. Descendant of David (1 Chronicles 3:24 ). 2 . Levite assisting in Ezra's public reading of the law (Nehemiah 8:7 ). 3 . Levite witnessing Nehemiah's covenant (Nehemiah 10:10 ), perhaps identical to 2.



Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Pelaiah
PELAIAH. 1. A son of Elioenai ( 1 Chronicles 3:24 ). 2. A Levite who helped Ezra to expound the Law ( Nehemiah 8:7 [ 1Es 9:48 Phalias ]), and sealed the covenant ( Nehemiah 10:10 ).

The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Pelaiah
A Levite. (See Nehemiah 8:7) A thing secret, from Pelah, to hide.

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