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Adaiah


Ada’iah (adorned by Jehovah).

1. Maternal grandfather of King Josiah, and native of Boscath in the lowlands of Judah. 2 Kings 22:1. (b.c. 648.)

2. A Levite of the Gershonite branch, and ancestor of Asaph. 1 Chron. 6:41. In v. 21 he is called Iddo.

3. A Benjamite, son of Shimhi, 1 Chron. 8:21, who is apparently the same as Shema in v. 13.

4. A priest, son of Jehoram. 1 Chron. 9:12; Neh. 11:12.

5. Ancestor of Maaseiah, one of the captains who supported Jehoiada. 2 Chron. 23:1.

6. One of the descendants of Bani, who had married a foreign wife after the return from Babylon. Ezra 10:29 (b.c. 459.)

7. The descendant of another Bani, who had also taken a foreign wife. Ezra 1O:39.

8. A man of Judah, of the line of Pharez. Neh. 11:5.