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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Addi, Son of Cosam
Addi, Son of Cosam (Ἀδδί, Addi). Father of Melchi, named in Luke’s account of Jesus’ genealogy (Luke 3:28).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Addi (Person)
ADDI (PERSON) [Gk Addi (Ἀδδι)]. 1. The patronym of a clan of Israelite laypersons who returned from Babylonian exile (1 Esdr 9:31). Members of the clan of Addi were listed (after the sons of Bani) with those who married foreign women from “the people of the land,” and who, under Ezra, were subsequently
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Addi
Addi. 1. One whose descendants obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce their pagan wives after the exile (1 Esd 9:31). The parallel list of Ezra has Pahath-moab in place of Addi (Ezr 10:30).2. Ancestor of Jesus, mentioned in Luke’s genealogy (3:28).See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Addi (son of Cosam)
1. An ancestor of Joseph the husband of Mary mother of Jesus; the fourth from Zerubbabel in the ascending genealogical series (Lk. 3:28).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Addi
ADDI1. One whose descendants obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce their pagan wives after the exile (1 Esd 9:31). The parallel list of Ezra has Pahath-moab in place of Addi (Ezr 10:30).2. Ancestor of Jesus, mentioned in Luke’s genealogy (3:28). See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Addi
ADDI. The father of Melchi and the son of Cosam (Lk 3:28) in the Lucan genealogy of Jesus.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Addi
Addi (Gk. Addɩ́)1. The leader of a clan of Israelites who returned from exile and who had married foreign women (1 Esdr. 9:31).2. According to Luke’s genealogy, a preexilic ancestor of Jesus (Luke 3:28).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Addi
Addi [ădˊī] (Gk. Addi; cf. LXX Iōēl at 1 Chr. 6:21 for MT ˓iddô [MT v. 6]). A preexilic ancestor of Jesus (Luke 3:28).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Addi
Ad´di (ornament). Luke 3:28. Son of Cosam, and father of Melchi in our Lord’s genealogy; the third above Salathiel.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Addi
AD´DI (adʹdī; “ornament”). The son of Cosam and father of Melchi (Melki, NIV) in the maternal ancestry of Jesus (Luke 3:28).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Addi
Addiornament, (Luke 3:28), the son of Cosam, and father of Melchi, one of the progenitors of Christ.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Addi
ADDI [AD ee] — an ancestor of Joseph listed in the genealogy of Jesus Christ (Luke 3:28). Addi is the Greek form of Iddo.
See also
Relatives
Cosam Father
Melchi Son
Neri Grandson
Elmadam Grandfather
Topics & Themes