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Dodavahu
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Dodavahu
Dodavahu (דֹּדָוָהוּ‎, dodawahu). The father of Eliezer the prophet (2 Chr 20:37).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Dodavahu (Person)
DODAVAHU (PERSON) [Heb dōdāwāhû (דֹּדָוָהוּ)]. Father of Eliezer, a prophet from Mareshah, a town in the Shephelah district of Judah (2 Chr 20:37). The LXX’s ōd (e)ia and dōdia probably reflect Heb* dōdı̂yāh. Dodavahu’s son upbraided Jehosaphat, king of Judah, for aligning himself with Ahaziah,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Dodavahu, Dodavah
Dodavahu, Dodavah. Inhabitant of Mareshah and father of Eliezer the prophet. Eliezer spoke against King Jehoshaphat of Judah because of his alliance with King Ahaziah of Israel (2 Chr 20:37, kjv Dodavah).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dodavahu
Dodavahu dō-də-văʹ [Heb. dôḏāwāhû] (2 Ch. 20:37); AV DODAVAH. Father of Eliezer of Mareshah, a prophet in the days of Jehoshaphat.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Dodavah, Dodavahu
DODAVAH*, DODAVAHU Inhabitant of Mareshah and father of Eliezer the prophet. Eliezer spoke against King Jehoshaphat of Judah because of his alliance with King Ahaziah of Israel (2 Chr 20:37, kjv “Dodavah”).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Dodavah
DODAVAH. A man (RSV. Dodavahu) from Mareshah in Judah. His son Eliezer prophesied to King Jehoshaphat that for joining the wicked king of Ahaziah of Israel in a maritime commercial venture, his fleet of ships would be wrecked (2 Chr 20:37).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Dodavahu
Dodavahu (Heb. dōḏāwāhû)The father of the prophet Eliezer, from Mareshah in Judah (2 Chr. 20:37).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Dodavahu
Dodavahu [dōˊdə vāˊhū] (Heb. dôḏāwāhû “beloved of Yahweh”). The father of the prophet Eliezer, from Mareshah in Judah (2 Chr. 20:37; KJV “Dodavah”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Dodavah
Dod´avah (love of the Lord), a man of Maresha in Judah, father of Eliezer, who denounced Jehoshaphat’s alliance with Ahaziah. 2 Chron. 20:37.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Dodavahu
DOD´AVAHU (dodʹa-va-hū; “beloved of Jehovah”). A man of Mareshah, in Judah, and father of the Eliezer who predicted to Ahaziah the wreck of Jehoshaphat’s fleet (2 Chron. 20:37), 874 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Dodavah
DODAVAH [DOE duh vah] (beloved of the Lord) — the father of Eliezer of Mareshah (2 Chr. 20:37; Dodavahu, NRSV, NIV, NASB, REB). Eliezer prophesied the destruction of Jehoshaphat’s ships.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DODAVAHU
DODAVAHU<do-dav’-a-hu> ([דּוֹדָוָהוּ‎, dodhawahu], “loved of God”; the King James Version Dodavah): Father of Eliezer of Mareshah, a prophet in the days of Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 20:37).
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