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Dodai
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Dodai
Dodo the Ahohite (דֹּדוֹ‎, dodo). Also Dodai (דּוֹדַי‎, doday). Father of Eleazar, who was one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam 23:9; 1 Chr 11:12). Dodai himself also is described as one of the mighty men (1 Chr 27:4).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Dodo (Person)
DODO (PERSON) [Heb dôdô (דֹּודֹו‎); dōdô (דֹּדֹו) ]. Var. DODAI. The name of three men in the Hebrew Bible, two of whom were warriors associated with the royal court. Like the name “Dodavahu,” this name is derived from the common Heb root dwd, which means “beloved,” “favorite,” or “friend.” The term
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Dodai
Dodai. Ahohi’s descendant and a commander of one of Israel’s 12 contingents of soldiers (24,000 men each) during David’s reign (1 Chr 27:4). Dodai is perhaps alternately called Dodo, Eleazar’s father, in 2 Samuel 23:9 and 1 Chronicles 11:12.See Dodo #2.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dodo (the Ahohite)
2. “The Ahohite,” father of Eleazar, one of David’s heroes (2 S. 23:9; 1 Ch. 11:12), and himself the commander of one of the divisions of the army (1 Ch. 27:4).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Dodai
DODAI Ahohi’s descendant and a commander of one of Israel’s 12 contingents of soldiers (24,000 men each) during David’s reign (1 Chr 27:4). Dodai is perhaps alternately called Dodo, Eleazar’s father, in 2 Samuel 23:9 and 1 Chronicles 11:12. See Dodo #2.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ahohite
Ahohite (uh-hoh´hit), a descendant of Ahohi. Four Ahohites are named in the Bible:1 Eleazar, one of David’s warriors, a son of Dodo (1 Chron. 11:12).2 Zalmon, one of the group of David’s elite warriors known as “the Thirty” (2 Sam. 23:28).3 Ilai, a Davidic warrior (1 Chron. 11:29).4 Dodai (possibly
Dodo
Dodo (doh´doh; Heb., “his beloved”).1 A member of the tribe of Issachar and the grandfather of Tola, one of the judges of Israel (Judg. 10:1).2 An Ahohite, father of Eleazar (one of the three leaders of David’s warriors, 2 Sam. 23:9). He is probably the same person referred to as Dodai the Ahohite
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Dodai
Dodai (Heb. dôḏay)An Ahohite, commander of the second division of David’s army (1 Chr. 27:4). He is probably the same as Dodo 2 (2 Sam. 23:9 = 1 Chr. 11:12).
Dodo
Dodo (Heb. dôḏô)1. A descendant of Issachar, the father of Puah, and the grandfather of the minor judge Tola (Judg. 10:1).2. The son of Ahohi (2 Sam. 23:9) or the Ahohite (1 Chr. 11:12); father of Eleazar, one of David’s Three. He is probably the same as Dodai mentioned at 1 Chr. 27:4.3. A Bethlehemite,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Dodai
Dodai [dōˊdī] (Heb. dôḏay “beloved [of Yahweh]”). An Ahohite and a commander of the second division of David’s army (1 Chr. 27:4); he is probably the same as Dodo 2 mentioned at 2 Sam. 23:9; 1 Chr. 11:12.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Doda-i
Dod´a-i (loving, amorous), an Ahohite who commanded the course of the second month. 1 Chron. 27:4. It is probable that he is the same as Dodo, 2.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Dodai
DO´DAI (dōʹdī; probably another form for “Dodo”). An Ahohite who commanded the contingent for the second month under David (1 Chron. 27:4); see Dodo.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Dodai
Dodai [Doh-di](Hebrew origin: Loving)(1 Chronicles 27:4). 10th century b.c. Dodai the Ahohite was one of the twelve commanders of King David’s army. He had twenty-four thousand men in his division and was responsible for the service, during the second month of the year. His chief officer was called
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