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Jehozadak
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehozadak, Son of Seraiah
Jehozadak, Son of Seraiah (יְהוֹצָדָק‎, yehotsadaq). Also called Jozadak (יוֹצָדָק‎, yotsadaq). A priest whom Nebuchadnezzar carried into exile. Father of the postexilic leader, Jeshua (e.g., 1 Chr 6:14–15; Ezra 10:18; Neh 12:26; Hag 1:1; Zech 6:11).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jehozadak (Person)
JEHOZADAK (PERSON) [Heb yĕhôṣādāq (יְהֹוצָדָק)]. Var. JOZADAK. The father of Joshua, a priest contemporary with Zerubbabel (Hag 1:1, 12, 14; 2:2, 4; Zech 6:11), and the chief priest serving in the First Temple who was taken into exile by Nebuchadnezzar (1 Chr 6:14–15). Jehozadak, along with its
Jozadak (Person)
JOZADAK (PERSON) [Heb yôṣādāq (יֹוצָדָק)]. Var. JEHOZADAK. The father of Jeshua, a priest contemporary with Zerubbabel (Ezra 3:2, 8; 5:2; 10:18; 1 Esdr 5:5, 48, 56; 6:2; 9:19; Sir 49:12), and the grandfather of Joiakim, a priest contemporary with Nehemiah (Neh 12:26). The name is a shortened form
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehozadak
Jehozadak. Alternate name for Jozadak, Seraiah’s son (1 Chr 6:14, 15; Hg 1:1–14; 2:2, 4; Zec 6:11).See Jozadak.
Josedech
Josedech. kjv spelling of Jozadak, Joshua’s father, in Haggai 1:1, 12, 14; 2:2, 4; and Zechariah 6:11.See Jozadak.
Jozadak
Jozadak. Seraiah’s son and one of the exiles transported by Nebuchadnezzar to Babylonia (1 Chr 6:14, 15). He was the father of Jeshua (also called Joshua), the high priest in postexilic Jerusalem during the days of Zerubbabel (Ezr 3:2, 8; 5:2; 10:18; Neh 12:26; Hg 1:1–14; 2:2, 4; Zec 6:11). Jozadak is
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jehozadak
Jehozadak jə-hōʹzə-dak [Heb. yehôṣāḏāq] (1 Ch. 6:14f [MT 5:40f]; Hag. 1:1, 12, 14; 2:2, 4; Zec. 6:11); JOZADAK jōʾze-dak [Heb. yôṣāḏāq] (Ezr. 3:2, 8; 5:2; 10:18; Neh. 12:26); AV also JOSEDECH (Hag. 1:1, 12, 14; 2:2, 4; Zec. 6:11). JOSEDEC (1 Esd. 5:5, 48, 56; 6:2; 9:19); NEB also JOSEDEK
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Josedech
JOSEDECH* kjv spelling of Jozadak, Joshua’s father, in Haggai 1:1, 12, 14; 2:2, 4; and Zechariah 6:11. See Jozadak.
Jozadak
JOZADAK* Seraiah’s son and one of the exiles transported by Nebuchadnezzar to Babylonia (1 Chr 6:14–15). He was the father of Jeshua (also called Joshua), the high priest in postexilic Jerusalem during the days of Zerubbabel (Ezr 3:2, 8; 5:2; 10:18; Neh 12:26; Hg 1:1–14; 2:2–4; Zec 6:11). Jozadak is
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jehozadak
Jehozadak (ji-hoh´zuh-dak; Heb., “the Lord is righteous”), a priestly descendant of Aaron who was exiled to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar (1 Chron. 6:14–15). He was the father of Joshua (Jeshua) who was the high priest in Jerusalem following the exile (587/6–490 bce; Hag. 1:1; Zech. 6:11). He is also called
Jozadak
Jozadak (joh´zuh-dak; a shortened form of Jehozadak; Heb., “the Lord is righteous”), a priest, the father of Jeshua, the high priest in Jerusalem following the return from the Babylonian exile (Ezra 3:2; 10:18). He is most often called Jehozadak (1 Chron. 16:14; Hag. 1:12). See also Jehozadak.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Josedech
JOSEDECH. Father of Joshua, the high priest during the post-Captivity era (Hag 1:1, 12, 14; 2:2, 4; Zech 6:11). In all these verses ASV and RSV have Jehozadak. In Ezr 3:2, 8; 5:2; 10:18 and Neh 12:26 the same Heb. name is spelled Jozadak in KJV, ASV and RSV. This man, having been carried captive to Babylon
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jehozadak
Jehozadak (Heb. yĕhôṣāḏāq) (also JOZADAK)The son of the chief priest Seraiah who was exiled to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar (1 Chr. 6:14–15 [MT 5:40–41]); father of the postexilic high priest Joshua, who helped to rebuild the temple (Hag. 1:1, 12, 14; 2:2, 4; Zech. 6:11). In Ezra and Nehemiah the
Jozadak
Jozadak (Heb. yôṣāḏāq) (also JEHOZADAK)Alternate form of Jehozadak, the father of the high priest Jeshua/Joshua (Ezra 3:2, 8; 5:2; 10:18; Neh. 12:26).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jehozadak
Jehozadak [jə hōˊzə dăk] (Heb. yehôṣāḏāq “Yahweh is righteous”).† The son of the chief priest Seraiah who was exiled to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar (1 Chr. 6:14–15 [MT 5:40–41]); father of the post exilic high priest Joshua, who helped to rebuild the temple (Hag. 1:1, 12, 14; Zech. 2:2, 4;
Jozadak
Jozadak [jōˊzə dăk] (Heb. yôṣāḏāq “Yahweh is righteous,” shortened form of yehôṣāḏāq). Alternate form of Jehozadak, the father of the high priest Jeshua/Joshua (Ezra 3:2, 8; 5:2; 10:18; Neh. 12:26).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jehozadak
Jehoz´adak (Jehovah justifies), usually called Jozadak or Josedech. He was the son of the high priest Seraiah. 1 Chron. 6:14, 15. When his father was slain at Riblah by order of Nebuchadnezzar, 2 Kings 25:18, 21, Jehozadak was led away captive to Babylon. 1 Chron. 6:15. (b.c. 588.) He himself never attained
Josedech
Jos´edech = Jehozadak (whom Jehovah makes just), the son of Seraiah. Hag. 1:1, 12, 14; 2:2, 4; Zech. 6:11.
Jozadak
Joz´adak (whom Jehovah has made just). Ezra 3:2, 8; 5:2; 10:18; Neh. 12:26. The contracted form of Jehozadak.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jehozadak
JEHOZ´ADAK (je-hozʹa-dak; “Jehovah has justified,” contracted “Jozadak” in Ezra and Nehemiah and as “Josedech” in the KJV of Haggai and Zechariah). Son of the high priest Seraiah at the time of the Babylonian captivity (1 Chron. 6:14), 588 b.c. Whether he succeeded to the high priesthood after the slaughter
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jehozadak
JehozadakJehovah-justified, the son of the high priest Seraiah at the time of the Babylonian exile (1 Chr. 6:14, 15). He was carried into captivity by Nebuchadnezzar, and probably died in Babylon. He was the father of Jeshua, or Joshua, who returned with Zerubbabel.
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Seraiah Father
Ezra Brother
Joshua Son
Azariah Grandfather
Gedaliah Grandson
Eliezer Grandson
Jarib Grandson
Maaseiah Grandson
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