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HEBREW: 7041 hylq Qelayah
NAVE: Kelaiah
SMITH: KELAIAH
ISBE: KELAIAH
Kehelahath | Kehelathah | Keiiah | Keilah | Keilah The Garmite | Kelaiah | Kelal | Kelita | Kelitah | Kelub | Keluhi

Kelaiah

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Kelaiah: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
a Levite who put away his heathen wife

voice of the Lord; gathering together ( --> same as Kelitah)

Hebrew

Strongs #07041: hylq Qelayah

Kelaiah = "Jehovah has dishonoured"

1) a Levite who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra
1a) also 'Kelita'

7041 Qelayah kay-law-yaw'

from 7034; insignificance; Kelajah, an Israelite:-Kelaiah.
see HEBREW for 07034

Kelaiah [NAVE]

KELAIAH, called also Kelita. A Levite who divorced his Gentile wife after the captivity, and assisted Ezra in expounding the law, Ezra 10:23; Neh. 8:7; 10:10.

KELAIAH [SMITH]

(swift messenger of Jehovah) = KELITA. (Ezra 10:23)

KELAIAH [ISBE]

KELAIAH - ke-la'-ya, ke-li'-a (qelayah, "swift for Yah"[?]; Kolios; Codex Vaticanus, Konos): One of the priests who had "foreign wives" (Ezr 10:23, also "Kelita"). In parallel list of 1 Esdras 9:23, he again has a double name--"Colius" and "Calitas." A "Kelita" is named as helping Ezra at the expounding of the law (Neh 8:7; compare 1 Esdras 9:48, "Calitas"), and also among the signatories of the covenant (Neh 10:9; for nature of covenant see 10:28 ff). They may not, however, be the same person.




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