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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 returned 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 ancient countenance

Bilgah in Naves Topical Bible 1. One of the chiefs of the priestly shifts in the temple 1Ch 24:14 -2. A priest Ne 12:5,18 Perhaps identical with BILGAI Ne 10:8

Bilgah in Smiths Bible Dictionary (first-born). 1. A priest in the time of David; the head of the fifteenth course for the temple service. 1Ch 24:14 (B.C. 1015.) 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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