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GILALAI (gĭl'a-lī). A member of a band of musicians who, under Ezra’s direction, had part in the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem (Neh.12.36).

GILALAI gĭ lā’ lĭ (גִּֽלֲלַ֡י; meaning uncertain). A priestly musician who participated in the dedication of the rebuilt wall of Jerusalem under Ezra (Neh 12:36). His name is omitted from the LXX account.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

gil’-a-li, gi-la’-li (gilalay): A musician in the procession at the dedication of the wall, son of a priest (Ne 12:36).