Helkai

HELKAI (hĕl'kā-ī, perhaps an abbreviation of Helkiah). A priest of the Jews in the days of Joiakim (Neh.12.15).


HELKAI hĕl’ kī (חֶלְקָֽי, perhaps an abbreviation for Helkiah, Yahweh is my portion). The head of the priestly house of Meraioth in the days of Joiakim the high priest (Neh 12:15). He returned with Zerubbabel.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

hel’-ka-i, hel’-ki, hel-ka’-i (chelqay, perhaps an abbreviation for Helkiah, "Yah is my portion." Not in the Septuagint’s Codex Vaticanus; Codex L: Chelkias (Ne 12:15)): The head of a priestly house in the days of Joiakim.