Character Study on Delaiah

Character Study on Delaiah

1 Chronicles 24: The three and twentieth to Delaiah, the four and twentieth to Maaziah.
Ezra 2: The children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda, six hundred fifty and two.
Nehemiah 6: Afterward I came unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.
Nehemiah 7: The children of Delaiah, the children of Tobiah, the children of Nekoda, six hundred forty and two.
Jeremiah 36: Then he went down into the king's house, into the scribe's chamber: and, lo, all the princes sat there, even Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, and Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, and all the princes.
Jeremiah 36: Nevertheless Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made intercession to the king that he would not burn the roll: but he would not hear them.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Delaiah
Freed by Jehovah.
The head of the twenty-third division of the priestly order (1 Chronicles 24:18 ).



A son of Shemaiah, and one of the courtiers to whom Jeremiah's first roll of prophecy was read (Jeremiah 36:12 ).



The head of one of the bands of exiles that returned under Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (Ezra 2:60 ; Nehemiah 7:62 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Delaiah
("Jehovah's freedman"); the modern Godfrey.

1. 1 Chronicles 24:18.

2. Ezra 2:60; Nehemiah 7:62; Nehemiah 7:64.

3. Nehemiah 6:10.

4. Interceded that king Jehoiakim would not burn Jeremiah's prophetic roll, but in vain (Jeremiah 36:12; Jeremiah 36:25).

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Delaiah
The poor of the Lord
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Delaiah
1. Leader of one of the courses of priests. 1 Chronicles 24:18 .

2. Founder of a family whose genealogy was lost. Ezra 2:60 ; Nehemiah 7:62 .

3. Father of Shemaiah who sought to dishearten Nehemiah. Nehemiah 6:10 .

4. Son of Shemaiah and prince at the court of Jehoiakim. Jeremiah 36:12,25 .

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Dalaiah - (duh li' ah) KJV spelling of Delaiah. See Delaiah
Dalan - DALAN , 1Es 5:37 = Delaiah , Ezra 2:60
Mehetabeel - Whose benefactor is God, the father of Delaiah, and grandfather of Shemaiah, who joined Sanballat against Nehemiah (Nehemiah 6:10 )
Mehetabel - The son of Delaiah, Nehemiah 6:10
Delai'ah - ) ... "Children of Delaiah" were among the people of uncertain pedigree who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel
Shemai'ah - ) ... Son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, a prophet in the time of Nehemiah. ) ... The father of Delaiah
Gemariah - Gemariah had some fear of God and moral courage, for he, with Elnathan and Delaiah, interceded with king Jehoiakim not to burn the roll; but he would not hear them
Shemaiah - Son of Delaiah: he sought to entrap Nehemiah. Father of Delaiah
Shemaiah - A prophet, son of Delaiah, hired by Sanballat and Tobiah to terrify Nehemiah ( Nehemiah 6:10-14 ). Father of Delaiah, who was a prince in the reign of Zedekiah ( Jeremiah 36:12 )
Shemaiah - Son of Delaiah; a prophet bribed by Sanballat and Tobiah to frighten Nehemiah (Nehemiah 6:10, etc