Pelaiah (Pi-lay´yuh; Heb., “Yah[weh] has performed a wonder”)

1 The son of Elioenai, descendant of David and in the royal lineage of the kings of Judah through Zerubbabel (1Chr 3:24). 2 One, probably a Levite, who explained to the people the law read by Ezra (Neh 8:7). 3 A Levite who signed the postexilic covenant to keep the law (Neh 10:10); perhaps the same as 2 above.

1Chr 3:24

24The sons of Elioenai: Hodaviah, Eliashib, Pelaiah, Akkub, Johanan, Delaiah, and Anani, seven.

Neh 8:7

7Also Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, the Levites, helped the people to understan ... View more

Neh 10:10

10and their associates, Shebaniah, Hodiah, Kelita, Pelaiah, Hanan,

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