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Entry for Strong's #6305 - פְּדָיָהוּ

pedâyâh, pedâyâhû
ped-aw-yaw', ped-aw-yaw'-hoo  
Word Origin
from (06299) and (03050)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Pedaiah = “Jehovah has ransomed”

1) father of Zebudah, the wife of king Josiah and the mother of king Jehoiakim both of Judah

2) father of Zerubbabel and brother of Shealtiel who is usually called the father of Zerubbabel probably because of a lack of an heir from Shealtiel who was in the direct line of succession

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2090 ‑ ἑτοιμάζω (het‑oy‑mad'‑zo);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (8) HCS (8)
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
Nehemiah 4
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
Nehemiah 4
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
Nehemiah 4
n-p 8
n-p 7
n-p 7

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מְּדָיָהוּ, מְּדָיָה proper name, masculine (׳י hath ransomed; in late Assyrian Padâma, Hilpr Univ. Pa, Exp. ix. 27,68); — מְּדָיָה:

1 father-in-law of Josiah 2 Kings 23:36, but ᵐ5 Εδειλ (ᵐ5 L Ιερεμιας, from 2 Kings 23:31).

2 father of Zerubbabel 1 Chronicles 3:18,19.

3. a. Nehemiah 3:25.

b. Nehemiah 8:4.

4 Benjamite Nehemiah 11:7.

5 Levite Nehemiah 13:13.

6מְּדָיָהוּ, Manassite 1 Chronicles 27:20ᵐ5 (except

1) Φα(λ)δαιας, etc.

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List of Word Forms
וּפְדָיָ֖ה וּפְדָיָה֙ ופדיה פְּ֠דָיָה פְּדָיָ֖ה פְּדָיָ֥ה פְּדָיָֽהוּ׃ פְּדָיָה֩ פְדָיָ֔ה פדיה פדיהו׃ fedaYah pə·ḏā·yā·hū pə·ḏā·yāh p̄ə·ḏā·yāh pedaYah pəḏāyāh p̄əḏāyāh pedaYahu pəḏāyāhū ū·p̄ə·ḏā·yāh ufedaYah ūp̄əḏāyāh
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