AZALIAH (ăz'a-lī'a, Heb. ’ătsalyâhû, probably Jehovah has set aside, or Jehovah has shown himself distinguished). A son of Meshullam and father of Shaphan the scribe (2Kgs.22.3). AZALIAH ăz’ ə lī’ ə (אֲצַלְיָ֤הוּ, Jehovah has set aside). The son of Meshullam; father of Shaphan the scribe, who brought to Josiah’s attention the book of the law that Hilkiah the high priest had found in the Temple (2 Kings 22:3). International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) atsalyahu, ("Yahweh has set aside"): A son of Meshullam and father of Shaphan the scribe, famous in connection with the discovery of the law in the reign of King Josiah (2Ki 22:3).