Delaiah @ freed by Jehovah. (1.) The head of the twenty-third division of the priestly order ( 1Chronicles:24:18). (2.) A son of Shemaiah, and one of the courtiers to whom Jeremiah's first roll of prophecy was read Jeremiah:36:12). (3.) The head of one of the bands of exiles that returned under Zerubbabel to Jerusalem Ezra:2:60; Nehemiah:7:62).