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Izziah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Izziah, Son of Parosh
Izziah, Descendant of Parosh (יִזִּיָּה‎, yizziyyah). A member of the family of Parosh in the postexilic Jewish community. Izziah was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:25).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Izziah (Person)
IZZIAH (PERSON) [Heb yizzı̂yâ (יִזִּיָּה)]. A descendant of Parosh and one of the returned exiles who was required by Ezra to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:25 = 1 Esdr 9:26). According to Noth, the name “Izziah” is derived from the root nzh and may mean “Yahweh will sprinkle,” referring to a cultic
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Izziah
Izziah. Parosh’s son, who was encouraged by Ezra to divorce the foreign woman he married during the postexilic period (Ezr 10:25, kjv Jeziah).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Izziah
Izziah iz-īʹə [Heb. yizzîyâ—‘Yahweh purifies’]; AV JEZIAH, EDDIAS. One of the faithful Jews who put away their foreign wives. He belonged to the family of Parosh (Ezr. 10:25; 1 Esd. 9:26; NEB JEDDIAS).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Izziah
IZZIAH Parosh’s son, who was encouraged by Ezra to divorce the foreign woman he married during the postexilic period (Ezr 10:25).
Jeziah
JEZIAH* kjv form of Izziah, Parosh’s descendant, in Ezra 10:25. See Izziah.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jeziah
JEZIAH. The KJV form of Izziah. An Israelite of the family of Parosh. One of those compelled by Ezra to put away their foreign wives after the Exile (Ezr 10:25).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Izziah
Izziah (Heb. yizzɩ̂yâ)An Israelite who had to send away his foreign wife; a son of Parosh (Ezra 10:25).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Izziah
Izziah [ĭ zīˊə] (Heb. yizzîyâ “may Yahweh purify”). An Israelite who had to send away his foreign wife; a son of Parosh (Ezra 10:25; KJV “Jeziah”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jeziah
Jezi´ah (whom Jehovah expiates), a descendant of Parosh, who had married a foreign wife. Ezra 10:25.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Izziah
IZZI´AH (iz-īʹa; “whom Jehovah sprinkles”). An Israelite of the “sons” of Parosh, who put away his Gentile wife after the Exile (Ezra 10:25; “Jeziah,” KJV), 456 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jeziah
JEZIAH [juh ZIGH uh] — a son of Parosh who divorced his pagan wife (Ezra 10:25; Izziah, NIV, NRSV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
IZZIAH
IZZIAH<iz-i’-a> ([יִזִּיָּה‎, yizziyah], “Yah unites”; the King James Version Jeziah): One of the faithful Jews who put away their foreign wives. He belonged to the family of Parosh (Ezr 10:25; 1 Esdras 9:26, “Ieddias”).
IEDDIAS
IEDDIAS<yed-i’-as>, <i-ed-i’-as>, the King James Version Eddias ([ Ἰεδδίας, Ieddias]): One who agreed to put away his foreign wife (1 Esdras 9:26); called also “Jezeias.”
See also
Relatives
Parosh Father
Pedaiah Brother
Benaiah Brother
Malchijah Brother
Zechariah Brother
Eleazar Brother
Mijamin Brother
Ramiah Brother