Joda (Levite)
Hodaviah • Hodiah • Joda
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Joda (Person)
JODA (PERSON) [Gk Iōda (Ἰωδα)]. Var. HODAVIAH; HODIAH. 1. Son of Iliadun and one of the Levites over twenty years old appointed under Zerubbabel to oversee the reconstruction of the temple (1 Esdr 5:58). An variant substitutes “Judah” (Gk Iouda), which also appears in the Ezra 3:9 parallel of this
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Joda (Levite)
1. A Levite, whose sons were to have charge “over the works of the Lord,” corresponding to Sudias (1 Esd. 5:26), Hodaviah (Ezr. 2:40), Judah (Ezr. 3:9), Hodevah (Neh. 7:43).
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Joda [-duh] (1) son of Iliadun; head of a family of Levites who helped repair the temple after the Babylonian exile (1 Esd. 5:58) (2) an ancestor of Jesus (Luke 3:26)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
JODA joh´duh [Ἰωδά Iōda]. 1. The son of Illiadun and a Levite appointed by Zerubbabel to assist in the Temple restoration following the return from the exile (1 Esd 5:58).2. The son of Joanan and father of Josech in the genealogy of Joseph (Luke 3:26).MARY KAY DOBROVOLNY, R.S.M.