Jedaiah (Ne. 12:7)
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Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JEDAIAH1. Shimri’s son and the father of Allon. He is listed in the genealogical tables of the Simeonites who settled in the valley of Gedor in Hezekiah’s time (1 Chr 4:37).2. Harumaph’s son, who helped repair the Jerusalem wall after the exile (Neh 3:10).3. Aaron’s descendant and head of the second
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jedaiah (ji-day´yuh; Heb. yeda‘yah, “the Lord knows,” or yedayah, possibly “the Lord is praise”).1 A descendant of Aaron and head of the second group of priests (1 Chron. 24:7); he was probably the ancestral head of one or more of the family groups below.2 A priest and postexilic inhabitant of Jerusalem;
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jedai´ah (praise Jehovah).1. Head of the second course of priests, as they were divided in the time of David. 1 Chron. 24:7. (b.c. 1014.) Some of them survived to return to Jerusalem after the Babylonish captivity, as appears from Ezra 2:36; Neh. 7:39.2. A priest in the time of Jeshua the high priest.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
JEDA´IAH (je-daʹya; “Jehovah has been kind,” cf. Arab. yadā, “to do good”).1. (Heb. ydāyâ). The son of Shimri and father of Allon, of the ancestors of Ziza, a chief Simeonite who migrated to the valley of Gedor (1 Chron. 4:37), before 715 b.c.2. (Heb. same as no. 1). Son of Harumaph and one of those
Easton’s Bible Dictionary