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Delaiah

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Delaiah

Freed by Jehovah.

1. The head of the twenty-third division of the priestly order (1 Chronicles 24:18).

2. A son of Shemaiah, and one of the courtiers to whom Jeremiah's first roll of prophecy was read (Jeremiah 36:12).

3. The head of one of the bands of exiles that returned under Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (Ezra 2:60; Nehemiah 7:62).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Delaiah

the poor of the Lord


Naves Topical Index
Delaiah

1. Head of the twenty-third division of the priestly order
1 Chronicles 24:18

2. A prince of Judah
Jeremiah 36:12; Jeremiah 36:25

3. A progenitor of certain Babylonish captives
Ezra 2:60; Nehemiah 7:62

4. Father of a false prophet
Nehemiah 6:10

5. A descendant of the royal line of Judah
Dalaiah; 1 Chronicles 3:24


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Delaiah

(freed by Jehovah).

  1. A priest in the time of David, leader of the twenty-third course of priests. (1 Chronicles 24:18) (B.C. 1014.)
  2. "Children of Delaiah" were among the people of uncertain pedigree who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel. (Ezra 2:60; Nehemiah 7:62) (B.C. 536.)
  3. Son of Mehetabeel and father of Shemaiah. (Nehemiah 6:10) (B.C. before 410.)
  4. Son of Shemaiah, one of the "princes" about the court of Jehoiakim. (Jeremiah 36:12,25) (B.C. 604.)