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Delaiah (son of Mehetabel)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Delaiah, Son of Mehetabel
Delaiah, Son of Mehetabel (דְּלָיָה‎, delayah). Father of Shemaiah, who advised Nehemiah to hide in the temple from Tobiah and Sanballat (Neh 6:10).
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
Ladan (Person)
LADAN (PERSON) [Heb laʿdān (לַעְדָּן‎)]. 1. A descendant of Ephraim and therefore a descendant of Joshua, the hero of the Conquest (1 Chr 7:26). Ladan is the son of Tahan and father of Ammihud. The only other listing of the Ephraimite clan is in Num 26:35–36, and Ladan is not found there. However, some
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).
Laadan
Laadan. 1. kjv spelling of Ladan, Joshua’s ancestor, in 1 Chronicles 7:26.See Ladan #1.2. kjv spelling of Ladan, an alternate name for Libni the Gershonite, in 1 Chronicles 23:7 and 26:21.See Libni #1.
Ladan
Ladan. 1. Member of Ephraim’s tribe who was Joshua’s ancestor (1 Chr 7:26, kjv Laadan).2. Gershonite Levite, named as the head of several families (1 Chr 23:7; 26:21, kjv Laadan). He is also called Libni.See Libni #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Delaiah (son of Mehetabel)
4. [Gk. Apoc. Dalan]; AV Apoc. LADAN; NEB Apoc. DALAN. The ancestor of a postexilic family whose genealogy was lost (Ezr. 2:60; Neh. 7:62; 1 Esd. 5:37).
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).
Laadan
LAADAN*1. kjv spelling of Ladan, Joshua’s ancestor, in 1 Chronicles 7:26. See Ladan #1.2. kjv spelling of Ladan, an alternate name for Libni the Gershonite, in 1 Chronicles 23:7 and 26:21. See Libni #1.
Ladan
LADAN1. Member of Ephraim’s tribe who was Joshua’s ancestor (1 Chr 7:26).2. Gershonite Levite, named as the head of several families (1 Chr 23:7; 26:21). He is also called Libni. See Libni #1.
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;
Ladan
Ladan (lay´duhn).1 An Ephraimite, the father of Ammihud and ancestor of Joshua (1 Chron. 7:26).2 The head of the Gershonite group of Levites (1 Chron. 23:7–9; 26:21); he is also called Libni (Exod. 6:17; Num. 3:18). See also Libni.
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
Laadan
LAADAN1. The son of Tahan and father of Elishama. Elishama was prince of Ephraim in the time of Moses and the grandfather of Joshua (1 Chr 7:26).2. The first named of the two sons of Gershom, son of Levi. He established one of the clans of the Gershonites by which genealogies were traced through the
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
Ladan
Ladan (Heb. laʿdān)1. An Ephraimite, and ancestor of Joshua (1 Chr. 7:26).2. A Levite of the lineage of Gershon (1 Chr. 23:7–8; 26:21). He is apparently the same as Libni (1) at Exod. 6:17; Num. 3:18.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Ladan
LADAN The name of two men in the Old Testament.1. Son of Tahan, of the tribe of Ephraim (1 Chr 7:26).2. A Levite of the clan of Gershon (1 Chr 23:7–8; 26:21).
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
Laadan
La´adan (put in order).1. An Ephraimite, ancestor of Joshua the son of Nun. 1 Chron. 7:26.2. The son of Gershom, elsewhere called Libni. 1 Chron. 23:7, 8, 9; 26:21.
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
Ladan
LA´DAN (lāʹdan).1. An Ephraimite, the son of Tahan and grandfather of Elishama, which latter was head of his tribe at the Exodus (1 Chron. 7:26), before 1440 b.c.2. The first named of the two sons of Gershon, the son of Levi (1 Chron. 23:7–9; 26:21). Keil (Com., ad loc.) believes that Ladan was a
See also
Relatives
Mehetabel Father
Shemaiah Son