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Adiel (father of Maasai)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Adiel, Son of Jahzerah
Adiel, Son of Jahzerah (עֲדִיאֵל‎, adi'el). The father of Maasai (1 Chr 9:12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Adiel (Person)
ADIEL (PERSON) [Heb ʿădı̂ʾēl (עֲדִיאֵל‎)]. 1. A Simeonite prince who, during Hezekiah’s reign, was involved in Simeonite expansion to Gedor in search of pasture lands (1 Chr 4:36). His name appears in a list of Simeon’s descendants (1 Chr 4:24–43) preserved within an extended genealogy of Israel (1
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Adiel
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
Adiel (father of Maasai)
2. The father of Maasai, one of the priests who dwelt in Jerusalem after the return from the Exile (1 Ch. 9:12).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Adiel
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)
Adiel
Adiel (ay´dee-uhl; Heb., “El [God] is an ornament”).1 A leader in the tribe of Simeon (1 Chron. 4:36).2 A priest who lived in postexilic Jerusalem (1 Chron. 9:12).3 The father of Azmaveth, overseer of the royal storehouses of King David (1 Chron. 27:25).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Adiel
ADIEL1. One of the noted warriors of the tribe of Simeon who helped to take certain cities from the original inhabitants (1 Chr 4:36).2. A priest, the son of Jahzerah, who was among the people returning from the Exile (1 Chr 9:12).3. The father of the treasurer Azmaveth in the days of King David (1
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Adiel
Adiel (Heb. ʿăḏɩ̂ʾēl)1. A leader of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:36).2. A priest, the son of Jahzerah and father of Maasai (1 Chr. 9:12).3. The father of Azmaveth, who was put in charge of David’s treasuries (1 Chr. 27:25).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Adi-el
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
Adiel
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),
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Adiel
Adielornament of God. (1.) The father of Azmaveth, who was treasurer under David and Solomon (1 Chr. 27:25). (2.) A family head of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:36). (3.) A priest (1 Chr. 9:12).
See also
Relatives
Jahzerah Father
Meshullam Grandfather
Amashsai Relative
Roles