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Hodaviah (ancestor of Levite exiles)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hodevah the Levite
Hodaviah the Levite (הוֹדַוְיָה‎, hodawyah). Also spelled Hodevah (הוֹדְוָה‎, hodewah). Ancestor of a family of Levites who returned to Judah from exile in Babylon (Ezra 2:40; Neh 7:43).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hodaviah (Person)
HODAVIAH (PERSON) [Heb hôdawyāhû (הֹודַוְיָהוּ‎), hôdawyâ (הֹודַוְיָה) ]. Var. SUDIAS. 1. The first of seven sons of Elioenai named in a list of King Solomon’s descendants (1 Chr 3:24). The Qere of the MT (Heb hwdwyhw) reverses the letters wy from the Kethib letter sequence (Heb hdywhw); thus, the
Judah (Person)
JUDAH (PERSON) [Heb yĕhûdâ (יְהוּדָה)]. The name of several individuals mentioned in the Bible.1. The fourth son of Jacob and eponymous ancestor of the tribe of Judah. See JUDAH (PLACE).2. A Levite in the postexilic period, an ancestor of Kadmiel, who heads one of three families charged with the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hodaiah
Hodaiah. kjv spelling of Hodaviah, David’s descendant, in 1 Chronicles 3:24.See Hodaviah #1.
Hodaviah
Hodaviah. 1. Postexilic descendant of David (1 Chr 3:24, kjv Hodaiah).2. Chieftain of Manasseh’s half-tribe east of the Jordan (1 Chr 5:24).3. Hassenuah’s son and the father of Meshullam from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 9:7).4. Progenitor of a family of Levites that returned with the exiles from Babylon
Hodevah
Hodevah. Alternate spelling of Hodaviah in Nehemiah 7:43.See Hodaviah #4.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hodaviah
Hodaviah hōd-ə-viʹə [Heb. hôḏawyâ, hôḏawyāhû; LXX A, Gk. Hōdouia].
Hodaviah
3. A Levite, who seems to have been the head of an important family in that tribe (Ezr. 2:40). In Neh. 7:43 the name is Hodevah (Heb. K hôḏe, Q hoḏe—‘splendor of Yahweh’; NEB Hodvah; cf. Ezr. 3:9).
Judah
Judah joo̅ʹdə [Heb. yehûḏâ—‘praised’].1. The 4th son of Jacob by Leah (see separate article).2. An ancestor of Kadmiel, one of those who had the oversight of the rebuilding of the temple (Ezr. 3:9). He is the same as Hodaviah (Ezr. 2:40), Hodevah (Neh. 7:43), and Joda (1 Esd. 5:58).3. A Levite
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hodaiah
HODAIAH* kjv spelling of Hodaviah, David’s descendant, in 1 Chronicles 3:24. See Hodaviah #1.
Hodaviah
HODAVIAH1. Postexilic descendant of David (1 Chr 3:24).2. Chieftain of Manasseh’s half-tribe east of the Jordan (1 Chr 5:24).3. Hassenuah’s son and the father of Meshullam from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 9:7).4. Progenitor of a family of Levites who returned with the exiles from Babylon (Ezr 2:40);
Hodevah
HODEVAH* Alternate spelling of Hodaviah in Nehemiah 7:43 (see nlt mg). See Hodaviah #4.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hodaviah
Hodaviah (hod´uh-vi´uh; Heb., “praise the Lord”).1 A son of Elioenai; a descendant of Judah and of Zerubbabel (1 Chron. 3:24).2 The leader of a family group belonging to the eastern half-tribe of Manasseh (1 Chron. 5:24).3 The son of Hassenuah and a member of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chron. 9:7).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hodaiah
HODAIAH. Variant of Hodaviah (q.v.). Hodaiah is found only in (1 Chr 3:24), referring to a descendant of David. He was one the of seven sons of Elioenai of the descendants of Zerubbabel.
Hodaviah
HODAVIAH. Variant of Hodaiah (q.v.). The name appears in the Aramaic letters from Elephantine.1. One of the chief men of Manasseh, a mighty warrior, taken into exile by the Assyrians (1 Chr 5:24).2. The father of Meshullam and son of Hassenuah of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr 9:7).3. A Levite, ancestor
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hodaviah
Hodaviah (Heb. hôḏawyâ, hôḏawyāhû) (also HODEVAH)1. A son of Elioenai and descendant of Zerubbabel (1 Chr. 3:24).2. The head of a family in the half-tribe of Manasseh (1 Chr. 5:24).3. A Benjaminite, the son of Hassenuah (1 Chr. 9:7). Some scholars consider the name here to be a corruption of
Hodevah
Hodevah (Heb. K hôḏĕwâ, Q hôḏĕyâ)A Levite whose family returned from exile with Zerubbabel (Neh. 7:43).See Hodaviah 4.
Judah
Judah (Heb. yĕhûḏâ)1. The fourth son of Jacob and Leah (Gen. 29:35), who was the eponymous ancestor of the tribe and nation (i.e., he was regarded as both their origin and their representative). Hence Jacob’s blessing of Judah (Gen. 49:8–12) mentions him holding the scepter and ruler’s staff because
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hodaviah
Hodaviah [hŏdˊə vīˊə] (Heb. hôḏawyâ, hôḏawyāhû “praise the Lord”).
Hodevah
Hodevah [hō dēˊvə] (Heb. K hôḏe, Q hôḏe). A Levite whose family returned from exile with Zerubbabel (Neh. 7:43). See Hodaviah 4.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hodaiah
Hoda´iah (praise ye Jehovah), son of the royal line of Judah. 1 Chron. 3:24. (b.c. about 406.)
Hodaviah
Hodavi´ah (praise ye Jehovah).1. A man of Manasseh, one of the heads of the half tribe on the east of Jordan. 1 Chron. 5:24. (b.c. 720.)2. A man of Benjamin, son of Has-senuah. 1 Chron. 9:7.3. A Levite, who seems to have given his name to an important family in the tribe. Ezra 2:40. (b.c. before 536.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hodaviah
HODAVI´AH (hod-a-vīʹa; “praise of Jehovah”).1. The first named of the seven sons of Elioenai, of the descendants of Zerubbabel (1 Chron. 3:24), probably a brother of Nahum (Luke 3:25; “Naum,” KJV).2. One of the chief men of the tribe of Manasseh, E of Jordan at the time of the Assyrian captivity (1
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Hodaviah
HodaviahHodaviah (hahd-uh-vīʹuh; Heb., ‘praise Yahweh’). 1 A son of Elioenai; a descendant of Judah and the royal lineage through Zerubbabel (1 Chron. 3:24). 2 A clan leader of the eastern half-tribe of Manasseh (1 Chron. 5:24). 3 A descendant of Benjamin (1 Chron. 9:7). 4 A levitical family group
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