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Besodeiah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Besodeiah
Besodeiah (בְּסוֹדְיָה‎, besodeyah). The father of Meshullam; Meshullam was a builder who assisted in repairing the Old City Gate in Jerusalem (Neh 3:6).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Besodeiah (Person)
BESODEIAH (PERSON) [Heb bĕsōdyâ (בְּסֹדְיָה)]. The father of Meshullam, the latter having assisted in the refortification of Jerusalem under the leadership of Nehemiah (Neh 3:6). This name is made up of a preposition, a noun, and the theophoric element representing Yahweh. It presumably means “in
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Besodeiah
Besodeiah. Meshullam’s father. Along with Joiada, Meshullam helped rebuild a portion of the Jerusalem wall after the exile in Babylonia.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Besodeiah
Besodeiah bes-ə-dēʹyə [Heb. besoḏyâ—‘in the confidence or counsel of Yahweh’ (cf. Jer. 23:18, 22)]. Father of Meshullam the builder (Neh. 3:6).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Besodeiah
BESODEIAH Meshullam’s father. Along with Joiada, Meshullam helped rebuild a portion of the Jerusalem wall after the exile in Babylonia (Neh 3:6).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Besodeiah
BESODEIAH. Father of Meshullam, who helped to repair the gate of Jerusalem (Neh 3:6).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Besodeiah
Besodeiah (Heb. bĕsôḏyâ)The father of Meshullam, who assisted in repairing the Old Gate at Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah (Neh. 3:6).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Besodeiah
Besodeiah [bĕzˊə dēˊyə] (Heb. besoḏyâ “in the confidence of the Lord”). The father of Meshullam, who assisted in repairing the Old Gate at Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah (Neh. 3:6).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Besodeiah
Besode´iah (in the secret of the Lord), father of one of the repairers of the wall of Jerusalem. Neh. 3:6.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Besodeiah
BESODE´IAH (bes-o-dēʹya; “in the counsel of Jehovah”). The father of Meshullam, who repaired “the Old Gate” of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:6), 445 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Besodeiah
BESODEIAH [bes oh DEE yuh] (in the intimate counsel of the Lord) — the father of Meshullam, who helped repair the Old Gate of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:6).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BESODEIAH
BESODEIAH<bes-o-de’-ya>, <bes-o-di’-a> (בְּסוֹדַיָה‎ [becodheyah], “in the confidence or counsel of Yah”; compare Jeremiah 23:18, 22; and HPN, 207, 221, 286): Father of Meshullam, the builder (Nehemiah 3:6).
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Relatives
Meshullam Son