ADLAI (ăd'lā-ī, Heb. ‘adhlay, justice of Jehovah, or weary). Father of Shaphat, who was overseer of David’s cattle in the lowlands (1Chr.27.29). ADLAI ăd’ lā, lī (עַדְלָֽי, Jehovah is just). The father of Shaphat, herdsman of the royal flocks in the time of David (1 Chron 27:29). International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) ad’-la-i, ad’-li (`adhlay; Septuagint Adli and Adai, "lax, weary"): The father of Shaphat, an overseer of David’s herds in the lowlands (1Ch 27:29).