Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia CALITAS
. kal'-i-tas (Kalitas, or Kaleitais):
One of the Levites who put away their foreign wives .../c/calitas.htm - 7k
Kelaiah (1 Occurrence)
... In parallel list of 1 Esdras 9:23, he again has a double name-"Colius" and "Calitas."
A "Kelita" is named as helping Ezra at the expounding of the law ...
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Calf's (2 Occurrences)
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... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia COLIUS. ko'-li-
us (Kolios, 1 Esdras 9:23). See CALITAS. ...
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International Standard Bible EncyclopediaCALITAS
kal'-i-tas (Kalitas, or Kaleitais): One of the Levites who put away their foreign wives at the request of Esdras (Ezra), 1 Esdras 9:23, "Colius, who was called Calitas." It is the Greek form of Hebrew Kelita (compare parallel passage, Ezra 10:23, elaiah, the same is "Kelita"). He is also named with those who explained the law when read to the people by Esdras (1 Esdras 9:48; compare Nehemiah 8:7). It is not certain whether he is to be identified with the Kelita of Nehemiah 10:10 (one of the Levites who signed the covenant made by Nehemiah). The word probably means "dwarf."
D. Miall Edwards