Ahlai

AHLAI (a'lī, Heb. ’ahlay, O would that!)

The father of Zabad, one of David’s soldiers (1Chr.11.41).A daughter of Sheshan who married her father’s Egyptian slave Jarha. They had a son named Attai (1Chr.1.31-1Chr.1.35).


AHLAI ä’ lī (אַחְלָֽי) O! would that!). 1. A daughter of Sheshan, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chron 2:31, 34).

2. The father of Zabad, one of David’s mighty men (1 Chron 11:41).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(’achlay "O would that!"):

(1) A Son of Sheshan (1Ch 2:31) or according to 1Ch 2:34 a daughter of Sheshan, for here we read: "Now Sheshan had no sons, but daughters."

(2) The father of Zabad, a soldier in David’s army (1Ch 11:41).