The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jahdai (יָהְדָּי‎, yohday). The father or mother of six sons in the genealogy of Caleb (1 Chr 2:47). Jahdai could be a concubine of Caleb’s, or a man later inserted into the genealogy.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jahdai (Person)
JAHDAI (PERSON) [Heb yahday (יַהְדַּי)]. Descendant of Caleb and father (or mother) of 6 sons (1 Chr 2:47). Whether this person is a man or a concubine (of Caleb’s) is not certain (cf. 1 Chr 2:48); nor is it certain that this portion of the genealogy is in its original position. On the difficulties of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jahdai jäʹdī [Heb. yāhdāy—‘may God guide’]. A descendant of Judah mentioned in 1 Ch. 2:47.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JAHDAI. One of Caleb’s wives, or (more likely). descendant of Caleb whose six sons are listed in (1 Chr 2:47).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jahdai (Heb. yāhdāy)A Calebite, perhaps a concubine of Caleb, from whom are descended six offspring (1 Chr. 2:47).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jahdai [jäˊdī] (Heb. yāhdāy “may Yahweh lead”). A Calebite, perhaps a wife or concubine of Caleb, from whom are descended six offspring (1 Chr. 2:47).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jah´da-i (whom Jehovah directs), a man who appears to be thrust abruptly into the genealogy of Caleb, as the father of six sons. 1 Chron. 2:47.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
JAH´DAI (jaʹdī). A descendant, apparently of Caleb, of the family of Hezron; his sons’ names are given, but his own parentage is not stated (1 Chron. 2:47).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jahdaigrasper, a descendant of Caleb, of the family of Hezron (1 Chr. 2:47).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
JAHDAI [JAH digh] — a man of Judah, apparently of the family of Caleb (1 Chr. 2:47).
See also
Jotham Son
Ephah Son
Pelet Son
Shaaph Son
Regem Son
Geshan Son