hod-a-vi'-a (hodhawyah, or hodhawyahu; the Septuagint's Codex Alexandrinus, Hodouia):

(1) One of the heads of the half-tribe of Manasseh on the East of the Jordan (1 Chronicles 5:24).

(2) A Benjamite, the son of Hassenuah (1 Chronicles 9:7).

(3) A Levite, who seems to have been the head of an important family in that tribe (Ezra 2:40). In Nehemiah 7:43 the name is Hodevah (hodhewah; Qere hodheyah). Compare Ezra 3:9.

(4) A son of Elioenai, and a descendant of David (1 Chronicles 3:24; hodhaywahu; Qere hodhawyahu, the King James Version "Hodaiah").

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