Bible Names A-G: Bilgah
Bilgah in Easton's Bible Dictionary
cheerful. (1.) The head of the fifteenth sacerdotal course for
the temple service (1 Chr. 24:14). (2.) A priest who
from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Neh. 12:5, 18).
Bilgah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. 1 Chronicles 24:14.
2. Nehemiah 12:5; Nehemiah 12:18; Nehemiah 10:8.
Bilgah in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Bilgah in Naves Topical Bible
1. One of the chiefs of the priestly shifts in the temple
-2. A priest
Perhaps identical with BILGAI
Bilgah in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. A priest in the time of David; the head of the
fifteenth course for the temple service. 1Ch 24:14 (B.C.
2. A priest or priestly family who returned from
Babylon with Zerubbabel and Jeshua. Ne 12:5,18 (B.C. 536.)
Bilgah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
bil'-ga bil'-ga-i (bilgah; bilgay, "cheerfulness"): A priest
or priestly family in the time of the Return (Neh 12:5), and
(under the form of "Bilgai," Neh 10:8) in the time of
Nehemiah. According to 1 Ch 24:14, Bilgah is the 15th of the
24 divisions of the priests who officiated in the Temple. In
the Septuagint, the names read Belgai, Belga and Balgas. The
traditional explanation of the name is "rejuvenation"; modern
exegetes explain it as "cheerfulness."
Bilgah Scripture - 1 Chronicles 24:14
The fifteenth to Bilgah, the sixteenth to Immer,
Bilgah Scripture - Nehemiah 12:18
Of Bilgah, Shammua; of Shemaiah, Jehonathan;
Bilgah Scripture - Nehemiah 12:5
Miamin, Maadiah, Bilgah,
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