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Bible Names A-G: Adaiah


Adaiah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary 1. 2 Kings 22:1. 2. 1 Chronicles 6:41. 3. 1 Chronicles 8:21. 4. 1 Chronicles 9:12; Nehemiah 11:12. 5. Ezra 10:29. 6. Ezra 10:39; Nehemiah 11:5. Adalia.

Adaiah in Hitchcock's Bible Names the witness of the Lord

Adaiah in Naves Topical Bible 1. Grandfather of Josiah 2Ki 22:1 -2. A musician 1Ch 6:41 -3. A priest 1Ch 9:12; Ne 11:12 -4. A Benjamite 1Ch 8:21 -5. Father of Maaseiah 2Ch 23:1 -6. Two sons of Bani Ezr 10:29,39 -7. Son of Joiarib Ne 11:5

Adaiah in Smiths Bible Dictionary (adorned by Jehovah). 1. Maternal grandfather of King Josiah, and native of Boscath in the lowlands of Judah. 2Ki 22:1 (B.C. 648.) 2. A Levite of the Gershonite branch, and ancestor of Asaph. 1Ch 6:41 In v. 1Ch 6:21 Heb Isa called IDDO. 3. A Benjamite, son of Shimhi, 1Ch 8:21 who is apparently the same as Shema in v. 1Ch 8:13 4. A priest, son of Jehoram. 1Ch 9:12; Ne 11:12 5. Ancestor of Maaseiah, one of the captains who supported Jehoiada. 2Ch 23:1 6. One of the descendants of Bani, who had married a foreign wife after the return from Babylon. Ezr 10:29 (B.C. 459). 7. The descendant of another Bani, who had also taken a foreign wife. Ezr 10:39 8. A man of Judah, of the line of Pharez. Ne 11:5

Adaiah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE a-da'-ya, a-di'-a (`adhayah, "Yahweh hath adorned"): (1) Apparently the seventh of the nine sons of Shimei, who is apparently the same with Shema, who is the fifth of the sons of Elpaal, who is the second of the two sons of Shaharaim and Hushim (1 Ch 8:21). Shaharaim and his descendants are listed with the descendants of Benjamin, though his relations to Benjamin are not stated. (2) A Levite; ancestor to David's singer Asaph, and a descendant of the fifth generation from Gershom (1 Ch 6:41). (3) The father of Maaseiah, who was one of the captains of hundreds associated with Jehoiada the priest in making Joash king (2 Ch 23:1). (4) A resident of Bozkath, and father of Jedidah the mother of King Josiah (2 Ki 22:1). (5) A descendant of Judah through Perez. His great-great- grandson Maaseiah resided in Jerusalem after Nehemiah had rehabilitated the city (Neh 11:5). (6) One of the men of Israel, not a priest or Levite, but "of the sons of Bani," who promised Ezra that he would part with his foreign wife (Ezr 10:29). (7) The same man or another, in a different group of the sons of Bani (Ezr 10:39). (8) One of the priests of the latest Bible times, mentioned with a partial genealogy (Neh 11:12; 1 Ch 9:12).

Adaiah Scripture - 2 Chronicles 23:1 And in the seventh year Jehoiada strengthened himself, and took the captains of hundreds, Azariah the son of Jeroham, and Ishmael the son of Jehohanan, and Azariah the son of Obed, and Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, into covenant with him.

Adaiah Scripture - 2 Kings 22:1 Josiah [was] eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned thirty and one years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name [was] Jedidah, the daughter of Adaiah of Boscath.

Adaiah Scripture - Nehemiah 11:12 And their brethren that did the work of the house [were] eight hundred twenty and two: and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pelaliah, the son of Amzi, the son of Zechariah, the son of Pashur, the son of Malchiah,

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