(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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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jehozadak'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".