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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
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
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
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