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Jaddus
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Husband of Agia. Jaddus’ descendants were removed from the priesthood because they could not prove their levitical heritage after the return to Jerusalem under Zerubbabel (1 Esdras 5:38). In the parallel accounts, Jaddus’ descendants may be the same as those referred to as “sons of Barzillai” (Ezra 2:61; Neh 7:63).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jaddus
Jaddus (Ἰοδδούς, Ioddous). Husband of Agia. Jaddus’ descendants were removed from the priesthood because they could not prove their levitical heritage after the return to Jerusalem under Zerubbabel (1 Esdras 5:38). In the parallel accounts, Jaddus’ descendants may be the same as those referred to as
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jaddus (Person)
JADDUS (PERSON) [Gk Ioddous (Ἰοδδους)]. The progenitor of a family of priests which returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (1 Esdr 5:38). When the family was unable to establish its priestly lineage by genealogical records, the men were excluded from serving as priests (1 Esdr 5:38–40 = Ezra 2:61–63
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jaddus
Jaddus jadeʹs [Gk. LXX B Iaddous, A Ioddous]; AV ADDUS, Jaddus was removed from the office of the priesthood because he could not prove his right to it after the return to Jerusalem under Zerubbabel (1 Esd. 5:38). He is called Barzillai in the OT (Ezr. 2:61; Neh. 7:63), because he married Agia, the
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jaddus
Jaddus (Gk. Ioddoús)A priest whose descendants, because he had adopted the name of his father-in-law Barzillai the Gileadite, were unable to prove their levitical descent upon their return from exile (1 Esdr. 5:38).See Barzillai 3.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jaddus
Jaddus [jădˊəs] (Gk. Iaddous, Ioddous).* A priest whose descendants, because he had adopted the name of his father-in-law Barzillai the Gileadite, were unable to prove their levitical descent upon their return from exile (1 Esdr. 5:38; KJV ‘Addus”). See Barzillai 3.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JADDUS
JADDUS<jad’-us> (Codex Vaticanus, [ Ἰαδδούς, Iaddous]; Codex Alexandrinus, [ Ἰοδδούς, Ioddous]): the King James Version has “Addus” = Barzillai (Ezr 2:61; Neh 7:63). Jaddus was removed from the office of the priesthood because he could not prove his right to it after the return to Jerusalem
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Jaddus
Jaddus jad’uhs (Ιοδδους, variant Ιαδδους). Husband of Agia and ancestor of some Israelites that could not prove their right to the priesthood because their genealogy was lost (1 Esd. 5:38; KJV, “Addus”). He is said to have taken his father-in-law’s name, Barzillai, and that is the name found in the parallel
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Jaddus
JADDUS, jadʹus (B, Ἰαδδούς, Iaddoús; A, Ἰοδδούς, Ioddoús): AV has “Addus” = Barzillai (Ezr 2:61; Neh 7:63). J. was removed from the office of the priesthood because he could not prove his right to it after the return to Jerus under Zerubbabel (1 Esd 5:38). He is called Barzillai in the OT, because
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Jaddus
Jaddus [jad-us]: husband of Agia, a daughter of Barzillai, who took his father-in-law’s name; same as Barzillai (3) (1 Esd. 5:38)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
JADDUS
JADDUS jad´uhs [Ἰαδδούς Iaddous, Ἰοδδούς Ioddous]. The head of a clan of priests whose descendants were among the returnees from Babylon with Zerubbabel. They were unable to provide documentation establishing their genealogy and were thus temporarily disqualified from serving as priests (1 Esd 5:38).