Bible Names N-Z: Pelatiah
Pelatiah in Easton's Bible Dictionary
deliverance of the Lord. (1.) A son of Hananiah and grandson
Zerubbabel (1 Chr. 3:21).
(2.) A captain of "the sons of Simeon" (4:42).
(3.) Neh. 10:22.
(4.) One of the twenty-five princes of the people
Ezekiel prophesied on account of their wicked counsel
Pelatiah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. 1 Chronicles 3:21.
2. 1 Chronicles 4:42.
3. Nehemiah 10:22.
4. One of the 25 princes; ringleader of the scorners
"devising mischief." Like Ananias (Acts 5:5) stricken dead; an
earnest of the destruction of the rest, as Ezekiel foretold
(Ezekiel 11:1-13). The prophet fell on his face thereupon
saying, "Ah! Lord God! wilt Thou make a full end of the
remnant of Israel?" The people regarded Pelatiah as a mainstay
of the city. His name suggested hope, from paalat "to escape,"
or Yah pileet, "God delivers." Is that hope to be
disappointed? asks Ezekiel; is his death a token that all,
even the remnant, shall be destroyed?
Pelatiah in Hitchcock's Bible Names
let the Lord deliver; deliverance of the Lord
Pelatiah in Naves Topical Bible
-1. A son of Hananiah, of the family of David
-2. A Simeonite who was captain in an expedition against the
-3. One of those who signed the covenant with Nehemiah
-4. A prince against whom Ezekiel prophesied, and who fell
at the close of the prophecy
Pelatiah in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(delivered by Jehovah).
1. Son of Hananiah the son of Zerubbabel. 1Ch 3:21
(B.C. after 536.)
2. One of the captains of the marauding band of
Simeonites who in the reign of Hezekiah made an expedition to
Mount Seir and smote the Amalekites. 1Ch 4:42 (B.C. about
3. One of the heads of the people, and probably the
name of a family who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. Ne
10:22 (B.C. about 440.)
4. The son of Benaiah. and one of the princes of the
people against whom Ezekiel was directed to utter the words of
doom recorded in Eze 11:5-12 (B.C. about 592.)
Pelatiah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
pel-a-ti'-a (pelatyah, "Yahweh delivers"):
(1) One who "sealed" the covenant (Neh 10:22).
(2) A descendant of Solomon, grandson of Zerubbabel (1 Ch
(3) A Simeonite, one of the captains who cleared out the
Amalekites and dwelt on the captured land (1 Ch 4:42,43).
(4) A prince of the people whom Ezekiel (in Babylon) pictures
as `devising mischief' and giving `wicked counsel' in
Jerusalem. He is represented as falling dead while Ezekiel
prophesies (Ezek 11:1,13). His name has the "-u," ending.
Pelatiah in Wikipedia
Pelatiah, let the Lord deliver; deliverance of the Lord
Pelatiah Scripture - 1 Chronicles 3:21
And the sons of Hananiah; Pelatiah, and Jesaiah: the sons of
Rephaiah, the sons of Arnan, the sons of Obadiah, the sons of
Pelatiah Scripture - 1 Chronicles 4:42
And [some] of them, [even] of the sons of Simeon, five hundred
men, went to mount Seir, having for their captains Pelatiah,
and Neariah, and Rephaiah, and Uzziel, the sons of Ishi.
Pelatiah Scripture - Ezekiel 11:1
Moreover the spirit lifted me up, and brought me unto the east
gate of the LORD'S house, which looketh eastward: and behold
at the door of the gate five and twenty men; among whom I saw
Jaazaniah the son of Azur, and Pelatiah the son of Benaiah,
princes of the people.
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