Bible Names A-G : Delaiah


Delaiah in Wikipedia is the name of several Biblical persons: Son of Shemaiah, and officer to King Jehoiakim of Judah. He was one of the officers present at the delivery of a scroll sent by Jeremiah, (Jer. 36:12 ) and one of those who asked the king not to burn the scroll. (ibid. 36:25 ) Son of Elioenai, a descendant of the royal Davidic line through Jeconiah. (I Chr. 3:24 ) The head of a family that came up from the Babylonian exile with Zerubbabel, that was unable to give its ancestral genealogy. (Ezr. 2:60 , Neh. 7:62 ) Son of Mehetabel and father of Shemaiah. (Neh. 6:10 ) He is probably identical to the previous entry.