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delaiah


delaiah


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Delaiah 
  freed  by  Jehovah.  (1.)  The  head  of  the  twenty-third  division  of 
  the  priestly  order  (1  Chr.  24:18). 
 
  (2.)  A  son  of  Shemaiah,  and  one  of  the  courtiers  to  whom 
  Jeremiah's  first  roll  of  prophecy  was  read  (Jer.  36:12). 
 
  (3.)  The  head  of  one  of  the  bands  of  exiles  that  returned 
  under  Zerubbabel  to  Jerusalem  (Ezra  2:60;  Neh.  7:62). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Delaiah,  the  poor  of  the  Lord