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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia


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1. A man of Boscath, father of Jedidah, the mother of King Josiah ( 2Kings 22:1 ). 2. Two members of the Bani family who had taken foreign wives ( Ezra 10:29,39 ). 3. The son of Joiarib of the tribe of Judah, residing in Jerusalem ( Nehemiah 11:5 ). 4. A Levite of the family of Gershon ( 1Chronicles 6:26 ). In the chronological list in 1Chronicles 11:6 he is called Iddo. 5. Son of Jeroham, a priest holding office in Jerusalem ( 1Chronicles 9:12 Nehemiah 11:12 ). 6. Son of Shimei, mentioned in the genealogical list of Benjamin ( 1Chronicles 8:21 ). 7. Father of Maaseiah, who helped Jehoiada in the religious reformation, in dethroning Athaliah, and in crowning Joash ( 2Chronicles 23:1 , where the Hebrew has "Adaiahu").

G. B. L.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Adaiah'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901.

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