Adaiah

(adorned by Jehovah).

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

+ A Levite of the Gershonite branch, and ancestor of Asaph. (1 Chronicles 6:41) In v. (1 Chronicles 6:21) Heb Isa called Iddo.

+ A Benjamite, son of Shimhi, (1 Chronicles 8:21) who is apparently the same as Shema in v. (1 Chronicles 8:13)

+ A priest, son of Jehoram. (1 Chronicles 9:12; Nehemiah 11:12)

+ Ancestor of Maaseiah, one of the captains who supported Jehoiada. (2 Chronicles 23:1)

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

+ The descendant of another Bani, who had also taken a foreign wife. (Ezra 10:39)

+ A man of Judah, of the line of Pharez. (Nehemiah 11:5)