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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Pelaiah

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[some Pelai'ah] (Heb. Pelayah' פְּלָאיָה [and briefly פְּלָיָה, Neh.], distinguished of Jah, i. e. Jehovah; Sept. Φαλαϊ v ας, Φαλαϊ v α, Φελεία, etc.), the name of two Jews.

1. A Levite who aided Ezra in instructing the people (Nehemiah 8:7). B.C. 445. He afterwards joined in the covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:10).

2. Son of Elioenai and a descendant of David (1 Chronicles 3:24). B.C. post 400.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Pelaiah'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/p/pelaiah.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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