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Jaddai
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jaddai, Son of Nebo
Jaddai, Descendant of Nebo (יַדַּי‎, yadday). Also called Iddo (1 Esdras 9:35). A member of the family of Nebo in the postexilic Jewish community. Jaddai was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:43).
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
Jaddai
Jaddai, Jadau. Nebo’s descendant, who was encouraged by Ezra to divorce his foreign wife during the postexilic era (Ezr 10:43, kjv Jadau).
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
3. [yiddô] (Ezr. 10:43). One of those who had taken foreign wives. Another reading is “Jaddai” (AV “Jadau”). In 1 Esd. 9:35 the AV has “Edes,” the NEB “Edaes.”
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jaddai
JADDAI Nebo’s descendant, who was encouraged by Ezra to divorce his foreign wife during the postexilic era (Ezr 10:43).
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
Jadau
JADAU. A son of Nebo and one of those who was compelled by Ezra to give up his foreign wife (Ezr 10:43). The name appears in the RSV as Jaddai.
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
Jaddai
Jaddai (Heb. yadday) (also IDDO)An Israelite who was required to send away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:43; K yaddô). At 1 Esdr. 9:35 he is called Iddo (6).
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
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jaddai
Jaddai [jădˊī] (Heb. yaddô K, yadday Q). An Israelite who was required to send away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:43; KJV “Jadau”). At I Esdr. 9:35 he is called Iddo (8).
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
Jadau
Jada´u (loving), one of the Bene-Nebo who had taken a foreign wife. Ezra 10:43. (b.c. 459.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Iddo
ID´DO (idʹo).1. The father of Ahinadab, Solomon’s deputy in the district of Mahanaim (1 Kings 4:14), before 960 b.c.2. A Gershomite Levite, son of Joah and father of Zerah (1 Chron. 6:21); perhaps more correctly called Adaiah in v. 41.3. Son of Zechariah, and ruler of the half tribe of Manasseh in
Jadai
JA´DAI (jaʹdī; “knowing”). One of the sons of Nebo who divorced his Gentile wife after the Exile (Ezra 10:43).
See also
Relatives
Nebo Father
Jeiel Brother
Joel Brother
Zabad Brother
Mattithiah Brother
Benaiah Brother
Zebina Brother