Adiel (descendant of Simeon)
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One of a group of leaders of the tribe of Simeon who conquered and occupied Gedor in the time of Hezekiah (1 Chr 4:36).
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Adiel. 1. Prince of Simeon’s tribe who led some Simeonites to the entrance of Gedor to find pasture for their flocks (1 Chr 4:36).2. Ancestor of Maasai, a priest of Israel who was among the first to return to Palestine following the Babylonian captivity (1 Chr 9:12).3. Ancestor of Azmaveth. Azmaveth
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
ADIEL1. Prince of Simeon’s tribe who led some Simeonites to the entrance of Gedor to find pasture for their flocks (1 Chr 4:36–39).2. Ancestor of Maasai, a priest of Israel who was among the first to return to Palestine following the Babylonian captivity (1 Chr 9:12).3. Ancestor of Azmaveth. Azmaveth
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
A´di-el (ornament of God).1. A prince of the tribe of Simeon, descended from the prosperous family of Shimei. 1 Chron. 4:36. He took part in the murderous raid made by his tribe upon the peaceable Hamite shepherds of the valley of Gedor in the reign of Hezekiah. (b.c. about 711.)2. A priest, ancestor
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
A´DIEL (aʹdī-el; “ornament of God”).1. One of the family heads of the tribe of Simeon, who seem to have dispossessed the aborigines of Gedor (1 Chron. 4:36).2. A priest and the son of Jahzerah and father of Maasai, which last was active in reconstructing the Temple after the captivity (1 Chron. 9:12),