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Jedaiah (priest)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jedaiah, Son of Jehoiarib
Jedaiah, Son of Jehoiarib One of the priests who took up residence in Jerusalem after the exile (Neh 11:10).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jedaiah (Person)
JEDAIAH (PERSON) [Heb yĕdaʿyâ (יְדַעְיָה‎); yĕdāyâ (יְדָיָה)]. There are 2 forms of the name Jedaiah, the first (yĕdaʿyāh) meaning “Yahweh knows” and the second (yĕdāyāh) meaning “Yahweh has favored.” The first is represented by #1–#3 below, the second by #4–#5.1. One of the major priestly
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jedaiah
Jedaiah. 1. 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 the head of the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jedaiah
3. Jedaiah is among “the priests and the Levites” who returned with Zerubbabel (Neh. 11:10; 12:6, 19).
Jedaiah
Jedaiah jə-dāʹyə, jə-dāʹə [Heb. yeḏaʿyâ—‘Yahweh knows’; (6, 7) yeḏāyâ—‘Yahweh has favored’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jedaiah
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
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
Jedaiah
JEDAIAH1. The son of Shimri and father of Allon, he is listed in the genealogy of the Simeonites who settled in the valley of Gedor in Hezekiah’s time (1 Chr 4:37).2. The son of Harumaph; one of those who labored with Nehemiah in rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem (Neh 3:10).3. A priest in the time
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jedaiah
Jedaiah (Heb. yĕḏaʿyâ, yĕḏāyâ)1. The son of Shimri; a clan leader in the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:37)2. Eponymous ancestor of a priestly house (1 Chr. 9:10; 24:7). His descendants were mentioned among the Jews who returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem from the Babylonian Captivity (Ezra 2:36
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jedaiah
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.
Jedaiah
Jeda´iah1. A Simeonite, forefather of Ziza. 1 Chron. 4:37.2. Son of Harumaph; a man who did his part in the rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem. Neh. 3:10. (b.c. 446.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jedaiah
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
Jedaiah
Jedaiah(1.) Invoker of Jehovah. The son of Shimri, a chief Simeonite (1 Chr. 4:37).(2.) One of those who repaired the walls of Jerusalem after the return from Babylon (Neh. 3:10).(3.) Knowing Jehovah. The chief of one of the courses of the priests (1 Chr. 24:7).(4.) A priest in Jerusalem after the
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Relatives
Jehoiarib Father
Adaiah Brother
Zechariah Grandfather
Hazaiah Nephew
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