Adin (Ay´din; Heb., meaning uncertain, possibly “luxury” or “delight”)

1 A family group (“descendants of Adin”) who returned with Zerubbabel from the Babylonian captivity (Ezra 2:15). 2 A second group, led by Ebed, who returned with Ezra (Ezra 8:6). 3 A member of the postexilic community in Judah who signed the covenant to keep the law (Neh 10:16).

Ezra 2:15

15Of Adin, four hundred fifty-four.

Ezra 8:6

6Of the descendants of Adin, Ebed son of Jonathan, and with him fifty males.

Neh 10:16

16Adonijah, Bigvai, Adin,

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