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Jaddua (exile)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jaddua, Son of Jonathan
Jaddua, Son of Jonathan (יַדּוּעַ‎, yaddua'). A Levite who was an ancestor of Jeshua, son of Jehozadak (Neh 12:11).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jaddua (Person)
JADDUA (PERSON) [Heb yaddûaʿ (יַדּוּעַ)]. The name of 2 different persons mentioned in the OT.1. A leader of the people and a signatory to the covenant established by Ezra (Neh 10:21). Some scholars conjecture that the name is a shortened form of either the name, Jolada (Neh 3:6) or Jedalah (Ezra 2:36).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jaddua
Jaddua. 1. Leader who set his seal on Ezra’s covenant during the postexilic era (Neh 10:21).2. Eliashib’s descendant and a contemporary of Nehemiah (Neh 12:11, 22). Jonathan, Jaddua’s father, is mentioned in the Elephantine papyri about 410 bc.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jaddua
Jaddua jadʹoo̅-ə [Heb. yaddû (a)ʿ—‘known’]. 1. One of the “chiefs of the people” who with Nehemiah sealed the covenant, thus signifying their voluntary acceptance of the law and their solemn promise to submit to its yoke (Neh. 10:21 [MT 22]).2. Son of Jonathan or Johanan, and great-grandson of Eliashib,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jaddua
JADDUA1. Leader who set his seal on Ezra’s covenant during the postexilic era (Neh 10:21).2. Eliashib’s descendant and a contemporary of Nehemiah (Neh 12:11, 22). Jaddua’s father, Jonathan (v 11), is mentioned in the Elephantine papyri as Johanan (see also v 22).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jaddua
JADDUA1. One of the chiefs of the people who set their seal to the covenant of Nehemiah to keep the law (Neh 10:21).2. The son of Jonathan and the last of the high priests named in the OT (Neh 12:11, 22). According to the Elephantine papyri, written in the last decade of the 5th cen. b.c., the high
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jaddua
Jaddua (Heb. yaddûaʿ)1. One of the “leaders of the people” who set his seal to the new covenant under Nehemiah (Neh. 10:21 [MT 22]).2. The son of Jonathan (or Johanan), the last mentioned of the high priests (Neh. 12:11). According to Neh. 12:22 he was a priest about the time of the Persian king Darius
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jaddua
Jaddu´a (known).1. Son and successor in the high priesthood of Jonathan or Johanan. He is the last of the high priests mentioned in the Old Testament, and probably altogether the latest name in the canon. Neh. 12:11, 22. (b.c. 406–332.)2. One of the chief of the people who sealed the covenant with
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jaddua
JADDU´A (ja-dūʹa; “knowing”).1. One of the leaders of the people who signed the covenant made by Nehemiah (Neh. 10:21), 445 b.c.2. The son of Jonathan (Neh. 12:11) and the last high priest mentioned in the OT (v. 22). This is all that we learn of him from Scripture, but we gather that he was a priest
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jaddua
Jadduaknown. (1.) One of the chiefs who subscribed the covenant (Neh. 10:21).(2.) The last high priest mentioned in the Old Testament (Neh. 12:11, 22), sons of Jonathan.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jaddua
JADDUA [JAD oo uh] (known) — the name of two priests in the Book of Nehemiah:1. A Levite who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Neh. 10:21).2. A son of Jonathan and a descendant of the high priest Jeshua (Neh. 12:11, 22). Jaddua returned with Zerubbabel from the Captivity. He was the last High Priest
See also
Relatives
Jonathan Father
Jehoiada Grandfather
Roles