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Delaiah

Delaiah [N] [E] [H]

(freed by Jehovah ).

  1. A priest in the time of David, leader of the twenty-third course of priests. ( 1 Chronicles 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 ; Nehemiah 7:62 ) (B.C. 536.)
  3. Son of Mehetabeel and father of Shemaiah. ( Nehemiah 6:10 ) (B.C. before 410.)
  4. Son of Shemaiah, one of the "princes" about the court of Jehoiakim. ( Jeremiah 36:12 Jeremiah 36:25 ) (B.C. 604.)

[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 'Delaiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.