Delaiah
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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
Delaiah

the poor of the Lord

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Delaiah

(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 36:12,25) (B.C. 604.)
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Freed by Jehovah.

(1.) The head of the twenty-third division of the priestly order (1 Chronicles 24:18).

(2.) A son of Shemaiah, and one of the courtiers to whom Jeremiah's first roll of prophecy was read (Jeremiah 36:12).

(3.) The head of one of the bands of exiles that returned under Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (Ezra 2:60; Nehemiah 7:62).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DELAIAH

de-la'-ya (delayah, "God has raised"):

(1) A descendant of David (1 Chronicles 3:24; the King James Version "Dalaiah").

(2) One of David's priests and leader of the 23rd course (1 Chronicles 24:18).

(3) One of the princes who pleaded with Jehoiakim not to destroy the roll containing the prophecies of Jeremiah (Jeremiah 36:12, 25).

(4) The ancestor of a post-exilic family whose genealogy was lost (Ezra 2:60 Nehemiah 7:62; 1 Esdras 5:37 margin). See DALAN.

(5) The father of timorous Shemaiah (Nehemiah 6:10).

Strong's Hebrew
1806. Delayah -- "Yah has drawn," five Israelites
... "Yah has drawn," five Israelites. Transliteration: Delayah or Delayahu Phonetic
Spelling: (del-aw-yaw') Short Definition: Delaiah. ... NASB Word Usage Delaiah (7). ...
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Library

The Writing of an Ancient Book
... their garments. Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah begged Jehoiakim not
to burn the roll, but he would not listen to them. He also ...
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Thesaurus
Delaiah (7 Occurrences)
...DELAIAH. de-la'-ya (delayah, "God has raised"): (1) A descendant of David (1 Chronicles
3:24; the King James Version "Dalaiah"). ...Delaiah (7 Occurrences). ...
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Delai'ah (6 Occurrences)
Delai'ah. Delaiah, Delai'ah. Delay . ... (See RSV). 1 Chronicles 24:18 the three
and twentieth to Delaiah, the four and twentieth to Maaziah. (See RSV). ...
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Nekoda (4 Occurrences)
... Ezra 2:60 the children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda,
six hundred fifty-two. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV). ...
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Neko'da (4 Occurrences)
... RSV). Ezra 2:60 the children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children
of Nekoda, six hundred fifty and two. (See RSV). Nehemiah ...
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Gemari'ah (5 Occurrences)
... and he goeth down 'to' the house of the king, unto the chamber of the scribe, and
lo, there are all the heads sitting: Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah son of ...
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Gemariah (5 Occurrences)
... he went down into the king's house, into the scribe's chamber: and behold, all the
princes were sitting there, to wit, Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son ...
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Tobijah (17 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS NIV). Ezra 2:60 The children of Delaiah, the children
of Tobijah, the children of Nekoda, six hundred and fifty-two. (DBY). ...
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Tobi'ah (15 Occurrences)
... Tobi'ah (15 Occurrences). Ezra 2:60 the children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah,
the children of Nekoda, six hundred fifty and two. (See RSV). ...
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Elna'than (5 Occurrences)
... and he goeth down 'to' the house of the king, unto the chamber of the scribe, and
lo, there are all the heads sitting: Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah son of ...
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Elnathan (5 Occurrences)
... he went down into the king's house, into the scribe's chamber: and behold, all the
princes were sitting there, to wit, Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son ...
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Concordance
Delaiah (7 Occurrences)

1 Chronicles 3:24
The sons of Elioenai: Hodaviah, and Eliashib, and Pelaiah, and Akkub, and Johanan, and Delaiah, and Anani, seven.
(WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 24:18
the twenty-third to Delaiah, the twenty-fourth to Maaziah.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Ezra 2:60
the children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda, six hundred fifty-two.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 6:10
I went to the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to kill you; yes, in the night will they come to kill you.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Nehemiah 7:62
The children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda, six hundred forty-two.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 36:12
he went down into the king's house, into the scribe's chamber: and behold, all the princes were sitting there, to wit, Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, and Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, and all the princes.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 36:25
Moreover Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the scroll; but he would not hear them.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Subtopics

Delaiah

Delaiah: A Descendant of the Loyal Line of Judah: Also Called Dalaiah

Delaiah: A Prince of Judah

Delaiah: A Progenitor of Certain Babylonish Captives

Delaiah: Father of a False Prophet

Delaiah: Head of the Twenty-Third Division of the Priestly Order

Related Terms

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Nekoda (4 Occurrences)

Neko'da (4 Occurrences)

Gemari'ah (5 Occurrences)

Gemariah (5 Occurrences)

Tobijah (17 Occurrences)

Tobi'ah (15 Occurrences)

Elna'than (5 Occurrences)

Elnathan (5 Occurrences)

Sanballat (10 Occurrences)

Tobiah (14 Occurrences)

Shemaiah (40 Occurrences)

Joha'nan (25 Occurrences)

Johanan (31 Occurrences)

Interceded (4 Occurrences)

Fifty-two (10 Occurrences)

Forty-two (15 Occurrences)

Twentieth (34 Occurrences)

Twenty-third (7 Occurrences)

Twenty-fourth (9 Occurrences)

Elioenai (8 Occurrences)

Elishama (17 Occurrences)

Eli-oe'nai (7 Occurrences)

Eli'shama (17 Occurrences)

Eli'ashib (15 Occurrences)

Eliashib (15 Occurrences)

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Deker (1 Occurrence)

Maaziah (2 Occurrences)

Mehetabeel

Mehetabel (3 Occurrences)

Ma-azi'ah (2 Occurrences)

Pelaiah (3 Occurrences)

Pelai'ah (3 Occurrences)

Pleaded (21 Occurrences)

Ana'ni (1 Occurrence)

Akkub (8 Occurrences)

Anani (1 Occurrence)

Achbor (7 Occurrences)

Acbor (7 Occurrences)

Scribe's (5 Occurrences)

Secretary's (1 Occurrence)

Shaphan (26 Occurrences)

Wit (28 Occurrences)

Shemai'ah (38 Occurrences)

Hodaviah (6 Occurrences)

Secretary (34 Occurrences)

Zedeki'ah (62 Occurrences)

Hod'avi'ah (1 Occurrence)

Hanani'ah (28 Occurrences)

Urged (44 Occurrences)

Entreated (56 Occurrences)

Hananiah (28 Occurrences)

Scribe (55 Occurrences)

Scroll (70 Occurrences)

Dispersion (4 Occurrences)

Dalaiah (1 Occurrence)

Chamber (73 Occurrences)

Roll (57 Occurrences)

Doors (149 Occurrences)

Zedekiah (63 Occurrences)

Intercession (12 Occurrences)

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