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Bilgah (2)

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(Heb. Bilgah', בַּלְגָּה, prob. cheerful, but according to First, First-born; Sept. Βελγάς and Βαλγάς ), the name of two priests.

1. The head of the fifteenth sacerdotal course for the temple service, as arranged by David (1 Chronicles 24:14). B.C. 1043.

2. A priest who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel and Jeshua (Nehemiah 12:5; Nehemiah 12:18), B.C. 536; perhaps the same as the BILGAI of Nehemiah 10:8.


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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Bilgah (2)'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/b/bilgah-2.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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