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Adiel - (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.)

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