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Dodo (the Ahohite)
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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.
Dodo
Dodo. 1. Grandfather of Tola, a minor judge who judged Israel from his native city Shamir (Jgs 10:1).2. Father of Eleazar, one of David’s mighty men known as “the 30” (2 Sm 23:9; 1 Chr 11:12). Dodo is perhaps identifiable with Dodai the Ahohite in 1 Chronicles 27:4.See Dodai.3. Father of Elhanan,
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.
Dodo
DODO1. Grandfather of Tola, a minor judge who judged Israel from his native city, Shamir (Jgs 10:1).2. Father of Eleazar, one of David’s mighty men known as “the Thirty” (2 Sm 23:9; 1 Chr 11:12). Dodo is perhaps identifiable with Dodai the Ahohite in 1 Chronicles 27:4. See Dodai.3. Father of Elhanan,
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
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Dodo
DODO. The name occurs in Akkad. as Dudû.1. A descendant of Issachar, grandfather of the judge Tola (Jdg 10:1).2. An Ahohite, father of Eleazar, one of David’s three mighty men or champions (2 Sam 23:9; 1 Chr 11:12). He seems to be the same as the Dodai mentioned in 1 Chr 27:4 as commander of the division
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.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Dodo
DODO The name of three men in the Old Testament:1. The grandfather of Tola, a minor judge (Judg 10:1).2. The father of Eleazar, a famed warrior in the service of David (2 Sam 23:9; 1 Chr 11:12).3. The father of Elhanan of Bethlehem, another of David’s famed warriors (2 Sam 23:24; 1 Chr 11:26).
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.
Dodo
Do´do (loving).1. A man of Bethlehem, father of Elhanan, who was one of David’s thirty captains. 2 Sam. 23:24; 1 Chron. 11:26. He is a different person from2. Dodo the Ahohite, father of Eleazar, the second of the three mighty men who were over the thirty. 2 Sam. 23:9; 1 Chron. 11:12. (b.c. before
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.
Dodo
DO´DO (dōʹdō). Perhaps a shortening of Dodavahu.1. A descendant of Issachar, father of Puah, and grandfather of the judge Tola (Judg. 10:1), after 1300 b.c.2. An Ahohite, father of Eleazar, one of David’s three mighty men (2 Sam. 23:9; 1 Chron. 11:12), before 1000 b.c. He seems to be the same as
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