Jehovah-justified, the son of the high priest Seraiah at the time of the Babylonian exile ( 1 Chronicles 6:14 1 Chronicles 6:15 ). He was carried into captivity by Nebuchadnezzar, and probably died in Babylon. He was the father of Jeshua, or Joshua, who returned with Zerubbabel.
justice of the Lord
(Jehovah justifies ), usually called Jozadak or Josedech. He was the son of the high priest Seraiah. ( 1 Chronicles 6:14 1 Chronicles 6:15 ) When his father was slain at Riblah by order of Nebuchadnezzar, ( 2 Kings 25:18 2 Kings 25:21 ) Jehozadak was led away captive to Babylon. ( 1 Chronicles 6:15 ) (B.C. 588.) He himself never attained the high priesthood, but he was the father of Jeshua the high priest, and of all his successors till the pontificate of Alcimus. ( Ezra 3:2 ; Nehemiah 12:26 ), etc.
je-hoz'-a-dak (yehotsadhaq, "Yahweh is righteous"):
Priest at the time of the captivity under Nebuchadrezzar (1 Chronicles 6:14,15. He was the father of Joshua (Jeshua) the priest (Haggai 1:1,12,14; 2:2,4; Zechariah 6:11). the King James Version has Josedech in Hag and Zec. Same as "Jozadak" (yotsadhaq, same meaning) in Ezra 3:2,8; 5:2; 10:18; Nehemiah 12:26; and = "Josedek" (King James Version "Josedec") of 1 Esdras 5:5,48,56; 6:2; 9:19; Sirach 49:12.
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