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Jedidah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jedidah, Daughter of Adaiah
Jedidah, Daughter of Adaiah (יְדִידָה‎, yedidah). The mother of Josiah, king of Judah (2 Kgs 22:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jedidah (Person)
JEDIDAH (PERSON) [Heb yĕdı̂dâ (יְדִידָה)]. The daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath and mother of King Josiah (2 Kgs 22:1). Bozkath is a place between Lachish and Elgon according to Josh 15:39, to the SE of Lachish (Gray 1 and 2 Kings OTL, 721). The name of this individual means “Beloved [of Yahweh]” (IPN,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jedidah
Jedidah. Adaiah’s daughter, the wife of King Amon of Judah and the mother of King Josiah (2 Kgs 22:1).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jedidah
Jedidah jə-dīʹdə [Heb. yeḏîḏâ—‘beloved’]. Mother of King Josiah of Judah, daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath (2 K. 22:1).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jedidah
JEDIDAH Adaiah’s daughter, the wife of King Amon of Judah and the mother of King Josiah (2 Kgs 22:1).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jedidah
JEDIDAH. The mother of King Josiah of the southern kingdom of Judah. She was the daughter of Adaiah of Bozcath (2 Kgs 22:1).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jedidah
Jedidah (Heb. yĕḏɩ̂ḏâ)The mother of King Josiah of Judah; daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath (2 Kgs. 22:1).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jedidah
Jedidah [jə dīˊdə] (Heb. eḏîḏâ “beloved”). The mother of King Josiah of Judah; daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath (2 Kgs. 22:1).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jedidah
Jed´idah (one beloved), queen of Amon and mother of the good king Josiah. 2 Kings 22:1. (b.c. 648.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jedidah
JEDI´DAH (je-diʹda; “beloved”). The daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath, wife of King Amon and mother of Josiah (2 Kings 22:1), 640 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jedidah
JEDIDAH [juh DIGH duh] (beloved) — the mother of King Josiah of Judah (2 Kin. 22:1–2). Jedidah was the wife of King Amon of Judah. Her son, Josiah, succeeded Amon as king.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JEDIDAH
JEDIDAH<je-di’-da> ([יְדִידָה‎, yedhidhah], “beloved”): Mother of King Josiah of Judah, daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath (2 Ki 22:1).
See also
Relatives
Adaiah Father
Josiah Son
Zedekiah Grandson
Jehoiakim Grandson
Jehoahaz Grandson
Johanan Grandson
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