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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).
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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
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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,
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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