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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).
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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. 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
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
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
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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