de-la'-ya (delayah, "God has raised"):
(1) A descendant of David (1Ch 3:24; the King James Version "Dalaiah").
(2) One of David's priests and leader of the 23rd course (1Ch 24:18).
(3) One of the princes who pleaded with Jehoiakim not to destroy the roll containing the prophecies of Jeremiah (Jer 36:12,25).
(4) The ancestor of a post-exilic family whose genealogy was lost (Ezr 2:60; Ne 7:62; 1 Esdras 5:37 margin).
(5) The father of timorous Shemaiah (Ne 6:10).