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

Josiah Reigns over Judah
1Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign; he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Jedidah daughter of ... View more

1Chr 6:41

41son of Ethni, son of Zerah, son of Adaiah,

1Chr 8:21

21Adaiah, Beraiah, and Shimrath were the sons of Shimei.

2Chr 23:1

1But in the seventh year Jehoiada took courage, and entered into a compact with the commanders of the hundreds, Azariah son of Jeroham, Ishmael son of Jehohanan ... View more

Ezra 10:29

29Of the descendants of Bani: Meshullam, Malluch, Adaiah, Jashub, Sheal, and Jeremoth.

Ezra 10:39

39Shelemiah, Nathan, Adaiah,

Neh 11:5

5and Maaseiah son of Baruch son of Col-hozeh son of Hazaiah son of Adaiah son of Joiarib son of Zechariah son of the Shilonite.

1Chr 9:12

12and Adaiah son of Jeroham, son of Pashhur, son of Malchijah, and Maasai son of Adiel, son of Jahzerah, son of Meshullam, son of Meshillemith, son of Immer;

Neh 11:12

12and their associates who did the work of the house, eight hundred twenty-two; and Adaiah son of Jeroham son of Pelaliah son of Amzi son of Zechariah son of Pa ... View more

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