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Adi-el

Adi-el [N] [E] [H]

(ornament of God ).

  1. A prince of the tribe of Simeon, descended from the prosperous family of Shimei. ( 1 Chronicles 4:36 ) He took part in the murderous raid made by his tribe upon the peaceable Hamite shepherds of the valley of Gedor in the reign of Hezekiah. (B.C. about 711.)
  2. A priest, ancestor of Maasiai. ( 1 Chronicles 9:12 )
  3. Ancestor of Azmaveth, Davids treasurer. ( 1 Chronicles 27:25 ) (B.C. 1050.)

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

Bibliography Information

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