Adiel

Adiel [N] [H] [S]

ornament of God.

  • The father of Azmaveth, who was treasurer under David and Solomon ( 1 Chronicles 27:25 ).
  • A family head of the tribe of Simeon ( 1 Chronicles 4:36 ).
  • A priest ( 1 Chronicles 9:12 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Adiel". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Adiel [N] [E] [S]

    the witness of the Lord
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Adiel'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    ADIEL

    ad'-i-el (`adhi'el, "ornament of God"):

    (1) One of the "princes" of the tribe of Simeon, who, in the days of Hezekiah, smote the aborigines of Gedor and captured the valley (1 Chronicles 4:36).

    (2) Father of Maasai, one of the priests who dwelt in Jerusalem after the return from the Exile (1 Chronicles 9:12).

    (3) Father of Azmaveth who was over David's treasures (1 Chronicles 27:25).


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ADIEL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.