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GADDI (PERSON) [Gk Gaddi (Γαδδι)]. Nickname of John, the eldest among the 5 sons of Mattathias (1 Macc 2:2). As with all his brothers, 1 Maccabees mentions his nickname. We do not know to what purpose these nicknames are mentioned nor when or why they originated. It is assumed that they were given to
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