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Igdaliah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Igdaliah
Igdaliah (יִגְדַּלְיָהוּ‎, yigdalyahu). Father of Hanan. An ancestor of those who had a chamber in the temple during Jeremiah’s time (Jer 35:4).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Igdaliah (Person)
IGDALIAH (PERSON) [Heb yigdalyahû (יִגְדַּלְיַהוּ)]. In Jeremiah 35:4, when the prophet Jeremiah takes the Rechabites to the temple, they go to the chamber of the sons of Hanan son of Igdaliah. Hanan is called “the man of God”; if this title should also be applied to Igdaliah is not clear. In Israel’s
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Igdaliah
Igdaliah. Hanan’s father. Hanan’s sons had a room adjacent to the temple during Josiah’s reign (Jer 35:4).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Igdaliah
Igdaliahig-də-līʹə [Heb. yig̱dalyāhû—‘Yahweh is great’]. Ancestor of certain persons who had a “chamber” in the temple in Jeremiah’s time (Jer. 35:4).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Igdaliah
IGDALIAH Hanan’s father. Hanan’s sons had a room adjacent to the temple during Jehoiakim’s reign (Jer 35:4).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Igdaliah
Igdaliah (Heb. yig̱dalyāhû)A Rechabite, the father of Hanan, whose descendants or followers had a chamber in the temple (Jer. 35:4).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Igdaliah
Igdaliah [ĭgˊdə līˊə] (Heb. yig̱dalyāhû “great is Yahweh”). A Rechabite, the father of Hanan, whose descendants or followers had a chamber in the temple (Jer. 35:4).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Igdaliah
IGDALIAH (Hebrew, “great is the Lord”) The father of Hanan (Jer 35:4). Jeremiah calls him “the man of God,” which may mean that he was a prophet.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Igdaliah
Igdali´ah (whom Jehovah makes great), a prophet or holy man—“the man of God”—named once only, Jer. 35:4, as the father of Hanan. (b.c. before 406.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Igdaliah
IGDALI´AH (ig-da-līʹa; “great is the Lord”). The father of Hanan, into whose chamber Jeremiah brought the Rechabites to propose the test of their temperance (Jer. 35:4), about 600 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Igdaliah
IGDALIAH [ig duh LIGH uh] (great is the Lord) — an ancestor of Hanan (Jer. 35:4).
See also
Relatives
Hanan Son