Jedaiah

Jedaiah [N] [H] [S]

  • Invoker of Jehovah. The son of Shimri, a chief Simeonite ( 1 Chronicles 4:37 ).

  • One of those who repaired the walls of Jerusalem after the return from Babylon ( Nehemiah 3:10 ).

  • Knowing Jehovah. The chief of one of the courses of the priests ( 1 Chronicles 24:7 ).

  • A priest in Jerusalem after the Exile ( 1 Chronicles 9:10 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Jedaiah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Jedaiah [N] [E] [S]

    the hand of the Lord; confessing the Lord
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Jedaiah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Jedaiah [N] [E] [H]

    (praise Jehovah ).

    1. Head of the second course of priests, as they were divided in the time of David. ( 1 Chronicles 24:7 ) (B.C. 1014.) some of them survived to return to Jerusalem after the Babylonish captivity, as appears from ( Ezra 2:36 ; Nehemiah 7:39 )
    2. A priest in the time of Jeshua the high priest. ( Zechariah 6:10 Zechariah 6:14 ) (B.C. 536.)

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    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jedaiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    Jedaiah. [N] [E] [H]

    1. A Simeonite, forefather of Ziza. ( 1 Chronicles 4:37 )
    2. Son of Harumaph; a man who did his part in the rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem. ( Nehemiah 3:10 ) (B.C. 446.)

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    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jedaiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    JEDAIAH

    je-da'-ya, je-di'-a:

    (1) (yedha`yah, "Yah knows"):

    (a) A priest in Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 9:10; 24:7).

    (b) Ezra 2:36 = Nehemiah 7:39, where "children of Jedaiah" are mentioned = "Jeddu" in 1 Esdras 5:24.

    (c) Jedaiah is among "the priests and the Levites" that returned with Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 11:10; 12:6,19).

    (d) Another priest of the same name (Nehemiah 12:7,21).

    (e) One of the exiles whom Zechariah was commanded to send with silver and gold to Jerusalem. Septuagint does not take the word as a proper name (Zechariah 6:10,14)

    (2) (yedhayah, "Yah throws" (?)):

    (a) Father of a Simeonite prince (1 Chronicles 4:37).

    (b) One of the repairers of the wall of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 3:10).

    David Francis Roberts


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    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'JEDAIAH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.