Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
SALLAI . 1 . A Benjamite, Nehemiah 11:8 . Nehemiah 11:2 . A priestly family, Nehemiah 12:20 ; called in Nehemiah 12:7 Sallu .
Easton's Bible Dictionary
A Benjamite (Nehemiah 11:8 ).
A priest in the days of Joshua and Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 12:20 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(ssal' lay i) Personal name perhaps meaning, “the restored one.” 1. Benjaminite who lived in Jerusalem after Exile (Nehemiah 11:8 ). Commentators often emend the Hebrew text to read, “and his brothers, men of valor.” Others read, “Sallu.” 2. Priestly family after the Exile (Nehemiah 12:20 ), apparently the same as Sallu (Nehemiah 12:7 ).
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
One of the priests returned in the captivity. The name means my rising. (Nehemiah 12:20)
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Benjamitewho returned from exile. Nehemiah 11:8 .
2. Priest who returned from exile. Nehemiah 12:20 . Apparently called SALLU in Nehemiah 12:7 .
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Nehemiah 11:8.
2. Nehemiah 12:20; Nehemiah 12:7 SALLU.
Hitchcock's Bible Names