Jehozadak

Jehozadak [N] [H] [S]

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.

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
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Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Jehozadak". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Jehozadak [N] [E] [S]

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

Jehozadak [N] [E] [H]

(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.


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[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

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

JEHOZADAK

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