ne-ko'-da (neqodha'):

(1) Head of a family of Nethinim (Ezra 2:48; Nehemiah 7:50; compare 1 Esdras 5:31).

(2) Head of a family which failed to prove its Israelite descent (Ezra 2:60; Nehemiah 7:62; compare 1 Esdras 5:31,37). In the parallel verses of 1 Esdras the names are given thus:

NOEBA and NEKODAN (which see).

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