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A priest and member of the family of Bani in the postexilic Jewish community. Adaiah was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:29).
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Adaiah (uh-day´yuh; Heb., “the Lord has ornamented himself”).1 The maternal grandfather of King Josiah (2 Kings 22:1).2 A Levite in the ancestry of Asaph (1 Chron. 6:41).3 A leader in the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chron. 8:21).4 The father of the Judean military captain Maaseiah (2 Chron. 23:1).5 A member
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ADAIAH The name of several men in the Old Testament.1. The father of Maaseiah, a leader of the “hundreds” used by Jehoiada the priest in his uprising against Queen Athaliah (2 Chr 23:1).2. The grandfather of King Josiah (2 Kgs 22:1); he was from Bozkath.3. The son of Jeroham, of the family of Malchijah
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