Kolaiah

KOLAIAH (kō-lā'ya, Heb. qôlāyâh, voice of Jehovah)

A Benjamite who settled in Jerusalem after the Captivity (Neh.11.7).The father of the false prophet Ahab, who suffered death for his false prophecies (Jer.29.21).


KOLAIAH kō lā’ yə (קֹ֨ולָיָ֧ה, voice of Jehovah). 1. The ancestor of a Benjaminite family which settled in Jerusalem after the Captivity (Neh 11:7).

2. The father of the false prophet Ahab (Jer 29:21).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

ko-la’-ya, ko-li’-a (qolayah, "voice of Yah"):

(1) A Benjamite, son of Maaseiah (Ne 11:7).

(2) Father of Ahab, a false prophet and a lecherous man (Jer 29:21-23).