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Adaiah

Adaiah [N] [H]

(adorned by Jehovah ).

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

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Adaiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.