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je-da'-ya, je-di'-a:
(1) (yedha`yah, "Yah knows"):
(a) A priest in Jerusalem (1 Ch 9:10; 24:7).
(b) Ezr 2:36 = Neh 7:39, where "children of Jedaiah" are mentioned = "Jeddu" in 1 Esdras 5:24.
(c) Jedaiah is among "the priests and the Levites" that returned with Zerubbabel (Neh 11:10; 12:6,19).
(d) Another priest of the same name (Neh 12:7,21).
(e) One of the exiles whom Zechariah was commanded to send with silver and gold to Jerusalem. Septuagint does not take the word as a proper name (Zec 6:10,14)
(2) (yedhayah, "Yah throws" (?)):
(a) Father of a Simeonite prince (1 Ch 4:37).
(b) One of the repairers of the wall of Jerusalem (Neh 3:10).
David Francis Roberts
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'jedaiah'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". - ISBE; 1915.

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