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Iddo (prophet)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Iddo the Prophet
Iddo the Prophet (יֶעְדִּי‎, ye'diy). A prophet or historian who wrote about the reigns of Jeroboam, Rehoboam, and Abijah. His writings are mentioned three times in 2 Chronicles, but are lost (2 Chr 9:29; 12:15; 13:22).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Iddo (Person)
IDDO (PERSON) [Heb ʿiddô (עִדֹּו)]. Var. JADDAI; ADAIAH. The English translation of several different Hebrew names (ʾiddô; ʿiddô; ʿiddoʾ; ʿiddôʾ; yiddô), some etymologically related, others possibly not. The name seems to have arisen in Babylon during the 6th century b.c.e. and to have been relatively
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Iddo
Iddo. 1. Father of Ahinadab, Solomon’s official at Mahanaim, who administered the royal household (1 Kgs 4:14).2. Gershonite Levite, descendant of Joah and forefather of Zerah (1 Chr 6:21); perhaps alternately called Adaiah in verse 41.See Adaiah #2.3. Zechariah’s son and the chief officer of Manasseh’s
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Iddo
6. [K yeʿdî, Q yeʿdô, also ʿiddô (2 Ch. 12:15; 13:22)]. A seer and prophet who provided one of the Chronicler’s sources for the reigns of Solomon (2 Ch. 9:29), Rehoboam (12:15), and Abijah (13:22). He may have been the prophet who denounced Jeroboam (1 K. 13), whom Josephus and Jerome call Jadon or
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Iddo
IDDO1. Father of Ahinadab, Solomon’s official at Mahanaim, who provisioned the royal household (1 Kgs 4:14).2. Gershonite Levite, descendant of Joah and forefather of Zerah (1 Chr 6:21); perhaps alternately called Adaiah in verse 41. See Adaiah #2.3. Zechariah’s son and the chief officer of Manasseh’s
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Iddo
Iddo (id´oh).1 The father of Abinadab, one of Solomon’s twelve district administrators (1 Kings 4:14).2 The fifth-named son of Gershom, son of Levi (1 Chron. 6:21).3 An officer responsible for the Gileadite half of Manasseh under David (1 Chron. 27:21).4 A prophet and writer recording activities
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Iddo
IDDO1. A Gershomite Levite whom David set over the service of song (1 Chr 6:21).2. Son of Zechariah and ruler of the half tribe of Manasseh in Gilead, E of the Jordan (1 Chr 27:21).3. Father of Ahinadab, one of Solomon’s 12 provisioners (1 Kgs 4:14).4. A seer (2 Chr 9:29; 12:15) and prophet (2 Chr
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Iddo
IDDO. The name represents seven variant spellings in the Heb. and its derivations and meanings are uncertain. 1. The father of Ahinadab, one of Solomon’s officers, 1 Ki. 4:14 (‘iddō’). 2. A Levite of the line of Gershon, 1 Ch. 6:21 (MT 6:6 ‘iddô), but called Adaiah in 6:41 (MT 6:16). 3. A tribal chief
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Iddo
Iddo (also ADAIAH, JADDAI)The English translation of three distinct Hebrew names.1. (Heb. ʿiddô, ʿiddōʾ) The father of Ahinadab, one of Solomon’s 12 district administrators (1 Kgs. 4:14). The ancient textual versions give this figure varying names.2. A Levite descended from Gershom (1 Chr. 6:21 [MT
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Iddo
IDDO A prophet whose writings were used by the Chronicler in the account of the reigns of Jereboam (2 Chr 9:29), Rehoboam (2 Chr 12:15), and Abijah (2 Chr 13:22).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Iddo
Id´do (timely or lovely).1. The father of Abinadab. 1 Kings 4:14.2. A descendant of Gerhsom, son of Levi. 1 Chron. 6:21.3. Son of Zechariah, ruler of the tribe of Manasseh east of Jordan in the time of David. 1 Chron. 27:21. (b.c. 1014.)4. A seer whose “visions” against Jeroboam incidentally contained
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