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HEBREW: 5717 layde `Adiy'el
NAVE: Adiel
EBD: Adiel
Addon | Addus | Ader | Adiabene | Adida | Adiel | Adin | Adina | Adino | Adinus | Adithaim


In Bible versions:

the head of an influential family of Simeon in Hezekiah's time
son of Jahzerah; a priest whose descendants returned from exile
the father of Azmaveth, King David's treasurer

the witness of the Lord


Strongs #05717: layde `Adiy'el

Adiel = "ornament of God"

1) a prince of the Simeon of the family of Shimei in the time of king
Hezekiah of Judah
2) a priest, ancestor of Maasiai
3) ancestor of Azmaveth, the treasurer of David

5717 `Adiy'el ad-ee-ale'

from 5716 and 410; ornament of God; Adiel, the name of three
see HEBREW for 05716
see HEBREW for 0410

Adiel [EBD]

ornament of God. (1.) The father of Azmaveth, who was treasurer under David and Solomon (1 Chr. 27:25). (2.) A family head of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:36). (3.) A priest (1 Chr. 9:12).

Adiel [NAVE]

1. A man of the tribe of Simeon, 1 Chr. 4:36.
2. A priest, 1 Chr. 9:12.
3. Father of Azmaveth, 1 Chr. 27:25.


(ornament of God).
  1. A prince of the tribe of Simeon, descended from the prosperous family of Shimei. (1 Chronicles 4:36) He took part in the murderous raid made by his tribe upon the peaceable Hamite shepherds of the valley of Gedor in the reign of Hezekiah. (B.C. about 711.)
  2. A priest, ancestor of Maasiai. (1 Chronicles 9:12)
  3. Ancestor of Azmaveth, David?s treasurer. (1 Chronicles 27:25) (B.C. 1050.)


ADIEL - ad'-i-el (`adhi'el, "ornament of God"):

(1) One of the "princes" of the tribe of Simeon, who, in the days of Hezekiah, smote the aborigines of Gedor and captured the valley (1 Ch 4:36 ff).

(2) Father of Maasai, one of the priests who dwelt in Jerusalem after the return from the Exile (1 Ch 9:12).

(3) Father of Azmaveth who was over David's treasures (1 Ch 27:25).

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