Adaiah
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Adaiah

the witness of the Lord

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Adaiah

(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)
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ADAIAH

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 Chronicles 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 Chronicles 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 Chronicles 23:1).

(4) A resident of Bozkath, and father of Jedidah the mother of King Josiah (2 Kings 22:1).

(5) A descendant of Judah through Perez. His great-great-grandson Maaseiah resided in Jerusalem after Nehemiah had rehabilitated the city (Nehemiah 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 (Ezra 10:29).

(7) The same man or another, in a different group of the sons of Bani (Ezra 10:39).

(8) One of the priests of the latest Bible times, mentioned with a partial genealogy (Nehemiah 11:12 1 Chronicles 9:12).

Willis J. Beecher

Strong's Hebrew
5718. Adayah -- "Yah has ornamented Himself," the name of a number ...
... Transliteration: Adayah or Adayahu Phonetic Spelling: (ad-aw-yaw') Short
Definition: Adaiah. Word ... NASB Word Usage Adaiah (9). Adaiah. Or ...
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Thesaurus
Adaiah (8 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia ADAIAH. a-da'-ya ... 12). Willis J. Beecher.
Multi-Version Concordance Adaiah (8 Occurrences). 2 Kings ...
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Adai'ah (9 Occurrences)
Adai'ah. Adaiah, Adai'ah. Adalia . Multi-Version Concordance ... (See RSV). 1
Chronicles 6:41 the son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, the son of Adaiah; (See RSV). ...
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Jeroham (11 Occurrences)
... 1 Chronicles 9:12 and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pashhur, the son of
Malchijah, and Maasai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of ...
/j/jeroham.htm - 12k

Jero'ham (10 Occurrences)
... 1 Chronicles 9:12 and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pashhur, the son of
Malchijah, and Maasai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of ...
/j/jero'ham.htm - 9k

Jedidah (1 Occurrence)
... JEDIDAH. je-di'-da (yedhidhah, "beloved"): Mother of King Josiah of Judah, daughter
of Adaiah of Bozkath (2 Kings 22:1). Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Malchi'jah (12 Occurrences)
... 1 Chronicles 9:12 and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pashhur, the son of
Malchijah, and Maasai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of ...
/m/malchi'jah.htm - 9k

Malchijah (15 Occurrences)
... 1 Chronicles 9:12 and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pashhur, the son of
Malchijah, and Maasai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of ...
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Ma-asei'ah (23 Occurrences)
... 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 ...
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Malkijah (13 Occurrences)
... 1 Chronicles 9:12 and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pashhur, the son of
Malchijah, and Maasai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of ...
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Meshillemith (1 Occurrence)
... me-shil'-e-mith (meshillemith, "retribution"): A priest, son of Immer, ancestor,
according to 1 Chronicles 9:12, of Adaiah and Pashhur, and according to ...
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Concordance
Adaiah (8 Occurrences)

2 Kings 22:1
Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign; and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem: and his mother's name was Jedidah the daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 6:41
the son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, the son of Adaiah,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 8:21
and Adaiah, and Beraiah, and Shimrath, the sons of Shimei,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 9:12
and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pashhur, the son of Malchijah, and Maasai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Meshillemith, the son of Immer;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

2 Chronicles 23:1
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.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Ezra 10:29
Of the sons of Bani: Meshullam, Malluch, and Adaiah, Jashub, and Sheal, Jeremoth.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Ezra 10:39
and Shelemiah, and Nathan, and Adaiah,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 11:5
and Maaseiah the son of Baruch, the son of Colhozeh, the son of Hazaiah, the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib, the son of Zechariah, the son of the Shilonite.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Subtopics

Adaiah

Adaiah: A Benjamite

Adaiah: A Musician

Adaiah: A Priest

Adaiah: Father of Maaseiah

Adaiah: Grandfather of Josiah

Adaiah: Son of Joiarib

Adaiah: Two Sons of Bani

Related Terms

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Jeroham (11 Occurrences)

Jero'ham (10 Occurrences)

Jedidah (1 Occurrence)

Malchi'jah (12 Occurrences)

Malchijah (15 Occurrences)

Ma-asei'ah (23 Occurrences)

Malkijah (13 Occurrences)

Meshillemith (1 Occurrence)

Pashhur (12 Occurrences)

Pashur (12 Occurrences)

Bozkath (2 Occurrences)

Amzi (2 Occurrences)

Meshullam (25 Occurrences)

Maaseiah (25 Occurrences)

Zechari'ah (51 Occurrences)

Adah (8 Occurrences)

Eight (81 Occurrences)

822 (1 Occurrence)

Zicri (11 Occurrences)

Zichri (12 Occurrences)

Units (14 Occurrences)

Obed (13 Occurrences)

Jehohanan (9 Occurrences)

Jahzerah (1 Occurrence)

Josi'ah (50 Occurrences)

Jedeus

Jah'zerah (1 Occurrence)

Jer'emoth (8 Occurrences)

Joi'arib (5 Occurrences)

Jashub (5 Occurrences)

Jedi'dah (1 Occurrence)

Jeremoth (9 Occurrences)

Joiarib (5 Occurrences)

Jehoha'nan (8 Occurrences)

Immer (10 Occurrences)

Ish'mael (40 Occurrences)

Iddo (14 Occurrences)

Thirty-one (3 Occurrences)

Ethni (1 Occurrence)

Elisha'phat (1 Occurrence)

Elishaphat (1 Occurrence)

Malluch (6 Occurrences)

Masseiah (4 Occurrences)

Ma'asai (1 Occurrence)

Maasai (1 Occurrence)

Meshul'lam (23 Occurrences)

Meshul'lum (2 Occurrences)

Maasiai (1 Occurrence)

Masai (1 Occurrence)

Malchiah (10 Occurrences)

Meshil'lemith (1 Occurrence)

Pelaliah (1 Occurrence)

Pelali'ah (1 Occurrence)

Boscath (1 Occurrence)

Beraiah (1 Occurrence)

Bozcath (1 Occurrence)

Boskath (1 Occurrence)

Bani (15 Occurrences)

Berai'ah (1 Occurrence)

Colhozeh (2 Occurrences)

Col-hozeh (2 Occurrences)

Col-ho'zeh (1 Occurrence)

Compact (6 Occurrences)

Ad'i-el (3 Occurrences)

Azari'ah (46 Occurrences)

Adiel (3 Occurrences)

Shelemi'ah (10 Occurrences)

Shimhi (1 Occurrence)

Shiloni (1 Occurrence)

Shimrath (1 Occurrence)

Sheal (1 Occurrence)

She'al (1 Occurrence)

Shilonite (7 Occurrences)

Shi'lonite (6 Occurrences)

Shelemiah (10 Occurrences)

Twenty-two (26 Occurrences)

Johanan (31 Occurrences)

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