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Dela-i’ah (freed by Jehovah).

1. A priest in the time of David, leader of the twenty-third course of priests. 1 Chron. 24:18. (b.c. 1014.)

2. “Children of Delaiah” were among the people of uncertain pedigree who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:60; Neh. 7:62. (b.c. 536.)

3. Son of Mehetabeel and father of Shemaiah. Neh. 6:10. (b.c. before 410.)

4. Son of Shemaiah, one of the “princes” about the court of Jehoiakim. Jer. 36:12, 25. (b.c. 604.)