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Delaiah (descendant of David)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Delaiah, Son of Elioenai
Delaiah, Son of Elioenai (דְּלָיָה‎, delayah). A descendant of David (1 Chr 3:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Delaiah (Person)
DELAIAH (PERSON) [Heb dĕlāyāhû (דְּלָיָהוּ‎), dĕlāyâ (דְּלָיָה‎)]. 1. A priest who received the 23d position in the priestly order of the Temple during the reign of David (1 Chr 24:18). Rather than an historical person from the time of David, Delaiah seems to represent the family name of a group
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Dalaiah
Dalaiah. kjv spelling of Delaiah, Elioenai’s son, in 1 Chronicles 3:24.See Delaiah #1.
Delaiah
Delaiah. 1. Son of Elioenai who traced his line of descent through Zerubbabel to David (1 Chr 3:24, kjv Dalaiah).2. Priest in the time of David (1 Chr 24:18).3. Head of a postexilic family that returned with Zerubbabel to Judea. The group was unable to prove true Israelite descent (Ezr 2:60; Neh 7:62).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Dalaiah
DALAIAH* kjv spelling of Delaiah, Elioenai’s son, in 1 Chronicles 3:24. See Delaiah #1.
Delaiah
DELAIAH1. Son of Elioenai who traced his line of descent through Zerubbabel to David (1 Chr 3:24, kjv “Dalaiah”).2. Priest in the time of David (1 Chr 24:18).3. Head of a postexilic family that returned with Zerubbabel to Judea. The group was unable to prove true Israelite descent (Ezr 2:60; Neh 7:62).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Delaiah
Delaiah (di-lay´yuh; Heb., “the Lord draws up”).1 The head of one of the twenty-four divisions of priests organized by David (1 Chron. 24:18).2 A royal official who urged Jehoiakim not to burn Jeremiah’s scroll (Jer. 36:12, 25).3 The head of a family who returned from exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:60;
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Dalaiah
DALAIAH. Found only in 1 Chr 3:24 (KJV). This name is more correctly spelled Delaiah (q.v.).
Delaiah
DELAIAH1. A descendant of David through Zerubbabel; one of the seven sons of Elioenia (1 Chr 3:24; KJV, Dalaiah).2. A priest serving during David’s reign who was leader of the 23rd course (1 Chr 24:18–19).3. A prince or officer, the son of Shemaiah, at the court of Jehoiakim. After hearing the words
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Delaiah
Delaiah (Heb. dĕlāyâ, dĕlāyāhû)1. One of the sons of Elioenai, a descendant of David through Zerubbabel (1 Chr. 3:24).2. A descendant of Aaron; head of the twenty-third priestly division during the days of David (1 Chr. 24:18).3. The ancestor of a group of exiles who were unable to prove their
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Dala-iah
Dala-i´ah (freed by Jehovah), a descendant of the royal family of Judah. 1 Chron. 3:24.
Dela-iah
Dela-i´ah (freed by Jehovah).1. A priest in the time of David, leader of the twenty-third course of priests. 1 Chron. 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; Neh. 7:62. (b.c. 536.)3. Son of Mehetabeel
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Delaiah
DELAI´AH (de-līʹa; “freed by Jehovah”).1. One of the sons of Elioenai, a descendant of the royal line from Zerubbabel (1 Chron. 3:24). He probably belongs to the tenth generation before Christ (see Strong’s Harmony of the Gospels, p. 17), about 300 b.c.2. The head of the twenty-third division of the
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Delaiah
Delaiahfreed by Jehovah. (1.) The head of the twenty-third division of the priestly order (1 Chr. 24:18).(2.) A son of Shemaiah, and one of the courtiers to whom Jeremiah’s first roll of prophecy was read (Jer. 36:12).(3.) The head of one of the bands of exiles that returned under Zerubbabel to Jerusalem
See also
Relatives
Elioenai Father
Johanan Brother
Eliashib Brother
Akkub Brother
Hodaviah Brother
Pelaiah Brother
Anani Brother
Hizkiah Uncle
Azrikam Uncle
Neariah Grandfather