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Jehdeiah (official)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehdeiah the official
Jehdeiah the Official (יֶחְדְּיָהוּ‎, yechdeyahu). An officer during David’s reign who was responsible for the donkeys (1 Chr 27:30).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jehdeiah (Person)
JEHDEIAH (PERSON) [Heb yeḥdĕyāhû (יֶחְדְּיָהוּ‎)]. 1. A state official; a Meronothite. One of 12 stewards of royal property appointed by David, his specific charge was to oversee the donkeys (1 Chr 27:30). Of the 12, he is one of 7 identified with a gentilic rather than by paternity, indicating perhaps
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehdeiah
Jehdeiah. 1. Shubael’s son, a Levite in David’s time (1 Chr 24:20).2. Meronothite and royal steward who was in charge of David’s female donkeys (1 Chr 27:30).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jehdeiah
Jehdeiah jə-dēʹyə, jə-dīʹyə [Heb. yeḥdeyāhû—‘may Yahweh rejoice’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jehdeiah
JEHDEIAH1. Shubael’s son, a Levite in David’s time (1 Chr 24:20).2. Royal steward from Meronoth who was in charge of David’s donkeys (1 Chr 27:30).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jehdeiah
JEHDEIAH1. A descendant of Moses in the time of David. He was the son of Shubael (1 Chr 24:20; cf. 23:16).2. Jehdeiah the Meronothite who had charge of David’s asses (1 Chr 27:30).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jehdeiah
Jehdeiah (Heb. yeḥdĕyāhû)1. A descendant of Shubael; a Levite at the time of David (1 Chr. 24:20).2. A Meronothite; overseer of the donkeys of David (1 Chr. 27:30).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jehdeiah
Jehde´iah (whom Jehovah makes glad).1. The representative of the Bene-Shubael, in the time of David. 1 Chron. 24:20.2. A Meronothite who had charge of the she-asses of David. 1 Chron. 27:30. (b.c. 1046.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jehdeiah
JEHDE´IAH (je-dēʹya).1. A descendant of Shubael, or Shebuel, of the family of Gershom, and head of a division of the Levitical Temple attendants arranged by David (1 Chron. 24:20; cf. 23:16), about 960 b.c.2. A Meronothite who had charge of the royal donkeys under David (1 Chron. 27:30), 1000 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jehdeiah
Jehdeiahrejoicer in Jehovah. (1.) One of the Levitical attendants at the temple, a descendant of Shubael (1 Chr. 24:20).(2.) A Meronothite, herdsman of the asses under David and Solomon (1 Chr. 27:30).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jehdeiah
JEHDEIAH [juh DEE uh] (may the Lord rejoice) — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. A Levite, a son of Shubael (1 Chr. 24:20).2. An official in charge of King David’s donkeys (1 Chr. 27:30).
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