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    Delaiah in Easton's Bible Dictionary freed 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 (Ezra 2:60; Neh. 7:62).

    Delaiah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary ("Jehovah's freedman"); the modern Godfrey. 1. 1 Chronicles 24:18. 2. Ezra 2:60; Nehemiah 7:62; Nehemiah 7:64. 3. Nehemiah 6:10. 4. Interceded that king Jehoiakim would not burn Jeremiah's prophetic roll, but in vain (Jeremiah 36:12; Jeremiah 36:25).

    Delaiah in Hitchcock's Bible Names the poor of the Lord

    Delaiah in Naves Topical Bible 1. Head of the twenty-third division of the priestly order 1Ch 24:18 -2. A prince of Judah Jer 36:12,25 -3. A progenitor of certain Babylonish captives Ezr 2:60; Ne 7:62 -4. Father of a false prophet Ne 6:10 -5. A descendant of the loyal line of Judah Also called DALAIAH 1Ch 3:24

    Delaiah in Smiths Bible Dictionary (freed by Jehovah). 1. A priest in the time of David, leader of the twenty-third course of priests. 1Ch 24:18 (B.C. 1014.) 2. "Children of Delaiah" were among the people of uncertain pedigree who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel. Ezr 2:60; Ne 7:62 (B.C. 536.) 3. Son of Mehetabeel and father of Shemaiah. Ne 6:10 (B.C. before 410.) 4. Son of Shemaiah, one of the "princes" about the court of Jehoiakim. Jer 36:12,25 (B.C. 604.)

    Delaiah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE de-la'-ya (delayah, "God has raised"): (1) A descendant of David (1 Ch 3:24; the King James Version "Dalaiah"). (2) One of David's priests and leader of the 23rd course (1 Ch 24:18). (3) One of the princes who pleaded with Jehoiakim not to destroy the roll containing the prophecies of Jeremiah (Jer 36:12,25). (4) The ancestor of a post-exilic family whose genealogy was lost (Ezr 2:60; Neh 7:62; 1 Esdras 5:37 margin). See DALAN. (5) The father of timorous Shemaiah (Neh 6:10).

    Delaiah in Wikipedia is the name of several Biblical persons: Son of Shemaiah, and officer to King Jehoiakim of Judah. He was one of the officers present at the delivery of a scroll sent by Jeremiah, (Jer. 36:12 ) and one of those who asked the king not to burn the scroll. (ibid. 36:25 ) Son of Elioenai, a descendant of the royal Davidic line through Jeconiah. (I Chr. 3:24 ) The head of a family that came up from the Babylonian exile with Zerubbabel, that was unable to give its ancestral genealogy. (Ezr. 2:60 , Neh. 7:62 ) Son of Mehetabel and father of Shemaiah. (Neh. 6:10 ) He is probably identical to the previous entry.

    Delaiah Scripture - 1 Chronicles 24:18 The three and twentieth to Delaiah, the four and twentieth to Maaziah.

    Delaiah Scripture - Ezra 2:60 The children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda, six hundred fifty and two.

    Delaiah Scripture - Nehemiah 6:10 Afterward I came unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, who [was] shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.