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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1806 - דְּלָיָה

delâyâh, delâyâhû
del-aw-yaw', del-aw-yaw'-hoo  
Word Origin
from (01802) and (03050)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Dalaiah or Delaiah = “Jehovah has drawn”

1) a priest in the time of David, leader of the 23rd course

2) a son of Shemaiah, a ruler of Judah in the time of Jeremiah in the court of Jehoiakim

3) the head of an exilic family, of uncertain pedigree, claiming to be Israelites in the time of Zerubbabel

4) a descendant of Zerubbabel

5) the son of Mehetabeel and the father of Shemaiah, a contemporary of Nehemiah

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (7) NAS (7) HCS (7)
1 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Jeremiah 2
1 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Jeremiah 2
1 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Jeremiah 2
n-p 6
n-p 3
n-p 3

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 דְּלָיָ֫הוּ, דְּלָיָה proper name, masculine ( Yah(u) hath drawn) —


a. a priest, contemporary of David, 1 Chronicles 24:18.

b. a prince of Judah, contemporary of Jeremiah Jeremiah 36:12,25.

2 דְּלָיָה,

a. head of a family contemporary with Zerubbabel Ezra 2:60 = Nehemiah 7:62.

b. descendant of Zerubbabel. 1 Chronicles 3:24.

c. father of contemporary of Nehemiah Nehemiah 6:10.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

דְּלָיָה (“whom Jehovah has freed”), [Delaiah], pr.n. m.

(1)  Nehemiah 6:10.

(2)  1 Chronicles 3:24.

(3)  Ezra 2:60; Nehemiah 7:62. [“The Phœnicians had the pr.n. Δελαιάσταρτος, Jos. c. Apion, i.e. דלי עשתרת freed by Astarte.”]

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List of Word Forms
דְּלָיָ֛ה דְלָיָ֥ה דליה וּדְלָיָ֛ה וּדְלָיָ֣הוּ וּדְלָיָ֤הוּ ודליה ודליהו לִדְלָיָ֙הוּ֙ לדליהו də·lā·yāh ḏə·lā·yāh delaYah dəlāyāh ḏəlāyāh liḏ·lā·yā·hū lidlaYahu liḏlāyāhū ū·ḏə·lā·yā·hū ū·ḏə·lā·yāh udelaYah ūḏəlāyāh udelaYahu ūḏəlāyāhū
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