Adaiah

Adaiah (Uh-day´yuh; Heb., “God is self-ornamented”)

1 The maternal grandfather of King Josiah (2Kgs 22:1). 2 A Levite in the ancestry of Asaph (1Chr 6:41). 3 A clan leader in the tribe of Benjamin (1Chr 8:21). 4 The father of the Judean military captain Maaseiah (2Chr 23:1). 5 A member of the family of Bani; he was condemned by Ezra for marriage to a foreign woman (Ezra 10:29). 6 Another man, likewise condemned for taking a foreign wife (Ezra 10:39). 7 A Judahite of the clan of Perez who lived in postexilic Jerusalem (Neh 11:5). 8 A priest who lived in postexilic Jerusalem (1Chr 9:12), probably the same one mentioned in Nehemiah (Neh 11:12) as serving in the Temple.

2Kgs 22:1

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1Chr 6:41

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1Chr 8:21

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2Chr 23:1

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Ezra 10:29

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Ezra 10:39

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Neh 11:5

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1Chr 9:12

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Neh 11:12

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