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Delaiah

Meaning: freed by Jehovah

The name of three biblical men…

  1. The head of the twenty-third division of the priestly order (1 Chr. 24:18).

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

  3. The head of one of the bands of exiles that returned under Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (Ezra 2:60; Neh. 7:62).