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Holman Bible Dictionary
(uh dawee' uh) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh has adorned.” 1. Grandfather of King Josiah (2 Kings 22:1
. A Levite, one of the family of Temple singers (1 Chronicles 6:41
. A Benjaminite (1 Chronicles 8:21
. A priest who returned to Jerusalem from Babylon after the Exile (1 Chronicles 9:12
. The father of Maaseiah, who helped make young Joash king instead of Athaliah, the queen mother (2 Chronicles 23:1
. Two men with foreign wives in time of Ezra (Ezra 10:29
, Ezra 10:39
. A member of the tribe of Judah in Jerusalem after the Exile (Nehemiah 11:5
. A priest in the Temple after the Exile (Nehemiah 11:12
), probably the same as 4.
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Adaiah'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/a/adaiah.html. 1991.