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Haggedolim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Haggedolim
Haggedolim (גְּדוֹלִים‎, gedolim). The father of a priest among the returning exiles (Neh 11:14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Haggedolim (Person)
HAGGEDOLIM (PERSON) [Heb haggĕdôlı̂m (הַגְּדֹולִים)]. Presumably the father of Zabdiel, a priest and contemporary of Nehemiah (Neh 11:14 RSV, NEB, AB). His supposed son, Zabdiel, is described as an overseer of the priests then engaged in the work of the house of God. “Haggedolim,” however, as a personal
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Haggedolim
Haggedolim. Father of Zabdiel, overseer of 128 mighty men of valor who lived in Jerusalem in Nehemiah’s day (Neh 11:14).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Haggedolim
Haggedolim hag-e-dōʹlēm [Heb. haggeḏôlîm] (Neh. 11:14); AV “one of the great men.” According to the RSV and NEB, the father of the priest Zabdiel. The term may be better rendered by the AV. (Cf. the LXX, of which some texts omit the entire clause, while others read tó̄n megálōn, “the great
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Haggedolim
HAGGEDOLIM Father of Zabdiel, overseer of 128 “mighty men of valor” (rsv) who lived in Jerusalem in Nehemiah’s day (Neh 11:14).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Haggedolim
Haggedolim (Heb. haggĕḏôlɩ̂m)The father of Zabdiel the overseer, who lived in Jerusalem after the Exile (Neh. 11:14). The Hebrew term might better be translated “the great ones.”
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Haggedolim
Haggedolim [hăgˊə dō̌lĭm] (Heb. haggeḏôlîm “the great men”). The father of Zabdiel the overseer who lived in Jerusalem after the Exile (Neh. 11:14; JB “Haggadol”). Perhaps the passage should be translated “Zabdiel, the son of the great men,” as in the KJV.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Haggedolim
HAGGEDO´LIM (hag-ge-doʹlim). The father of Zabdiel, the chief officer of the priests who were chosen by lot to live in Jerusalem following Nehemiah’s appointment as governor of Judah (Neh. 11:14).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Haggedolim
HAGGEDOLIM [HAH guh doe lihm] (the great ones) — the father of the priest Zabdiel (Neh. 11:14, NRSV, NIV).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Haggedolim
HAGGEDOLIM (Hăg gĕ dōʹ lĭm) Personal name meaning “the great ones.” Zabdiel, a leading priest, was the son of Haggedolim (Neh. 11:14; KJV, “the great men”; TEV, “a leading family”). Bible students have suggested that haggedolim is probably not a Hebrew proper name and have interpreted it as a copyist’s
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Haggedolim
Haggedolim hag’uh-doh’lim (הַגְּדוֹלִיםH2045, “the great ones”). Father of Zabdiel; the latter was a chief officer among the priests that settled in Jerusalem after the exile (Neh. 11:14; KJV renders, “Zabdiel, the son of one of the great men”). Some scholars emend the word to haggādôl, “the great
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