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Bible Names N-Z: Zebadiah


Zabadiah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE zeb-a-di'-a ((1) zebhadhyaha, (2) zebhadhyah, "Yah has bestowed"; the form (1) is the Hebrew name in (1), (a), (b), (2), below; the form (2) in the rest. Some manuscripts have Zechariah in (1), (a), (b), (3)). Compare ZABDI; ZABDIEL: (1) Levites: (a) a Korahite doorkeeper of David's reign (1 Ch 26:2); (b) one of the Levites sent by King Jehoshaphat to teach the Torah in Judah (2 Ch 17:8). (2) Son of Ishmael (2 Ch 19:11); "ruler of the house of Judah in all the king's (Jehoshaphat's) matters," i.e. judge in civil cases, the "controversies" of 2 Ch 19:8. (3) Benjamites, perhaps descended from Ehud (see Curtis, Chron., 158 ff): (a) In 1 Ch 8:15; (b) in 8:17, where the name may be a dittography from 8:15. (4) A Benjamite recruit of David at Ziklag (1 Ch 12:7 (Hebrew verse 8)). (5) One of David's army officers, son and successor of Asahel (1 Ch 27:7). (6) One of those who returned from Babylon to Jerusalem with Ezra (Ezr 8:8) = "Zaraias" of 1 Esdras 8:34. (7) One of those who had married foreign wives (Ezr 10:20) = "Zabdeus" of 1 Esdras 9:21. David Francis Roberts

Zebadiah in Easton's Bible Dictionary gift of Jehovah. (1.) A son of Asahel, Joab's brother (1 Chr. 27:7). (2.) A Levite who took part as one of the teachers in the system of national education instituted by Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 17:7, 8). (3.) The son of Ishmael, "the ruler of the house of Judah in all the king's matters" (2 Chr. 19:8-11). (4.) A son of Beriah (1 Chr. 8:15). (5.) A Korhite porter of the Lord's house (1 Chr. 26:2). Three or four others of this name are also mentioned.

Zebadiah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary 1. A Benjamite of the sons of Beriah (1 Chronicles 8:15). 2. Of the sons of Elpaal (1 Chronicles 8:17). 3. Of the sons of Jeroham of Gedor, a Benjamite who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:7). 4. Son of Asahel, Joab's brother (1 Chronicles 27:7). 5. Son of Michael, of the sons of Shephatiah (Ezra 8:8); returned with 80 males in Ezra's caravan (Ezra 8:8). 6. A priest, of the sons of Immer; married a foreign wife (Ezra 10:20). 7. Third son of Meshelemiah, the Korhite (1 Chronicles 26:2). 8. A Levite sent by Jehoshaphat to teach the law in the Cities of Judah (2 Chronicles 17:8). 9. Son of Ishmael, and prince of Judah under Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 19:11). Zebadiah probably acted for the king, Amariah the high priest for the priesthood and ecclesiastical interests in the court consisting of priests, Levites, and chief men, over which they jointly presided, and which decided all causes civil and ecclesiastical.

Zebadiah in Hitchcock's Bible Names portion of the Lord; the Lord is my portion

Zebadiah in Naves Topical Bible -1. Two Benjamites 1Ch 8:15,17 -2. An Israelite who joined David at Ziklag 1Ch 12:7 -3. A Korhite porter in the temple 1Ch 26:2 -4. Son of Asahel 1Ch 27:7 -5. An itinerant Levite teacher 2Ch 17:8 -6. Son of Ishmael and counselor of the king 2Ch 19:11 -7. Son of Shephaniah Ezr 8:8 -8. A priest who defiled himself by marrying an idolatrous woman Ezr 10:20

Zebadiah in Smiths Bible Dictionary 1. A Benjamite of the sons of Beriah. 1Ch 8:15 2. A Benjamite of the sons of Elpaal. 1Ch 8:17 3. One of the sons of Jeroham of Gedor. 1Ch 12:7 4. Son of Asahel, the brother of Joab. 1Ch 27:7 5. Son of Michael, of the sons of Shephatiah. Ezr 8:8 6. A priest Of the sons of Immer, who had married a foreign wife after the return from Babylon. Ezr 10:20 7. Third son of Meshelemiah the Korhite. 1Ch 26:3 8. A Levite in the reign of Jehoshaphat. 2Ch 17:8 9. The son of Ishmael and prince of the house of Judah in the reign of Jehoshaphat. 2Ch 19:11

Zebadiah in Wikipedia Zebadiah ("gift of God"; "Jehovah has bestowed"; cf. Zebedee) A son of Asahel, Joab's brother (1 Chr. 27:7). A Levite who took part as one of the teachers in the system of national education instituted by Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 17:7, 8). The son of Ishmael, "the ruler of the house of Judah in all the king's matters" (2 Chr. 19:8-11). A son of Beriah (1 Chr. 8:15). A Korhite porter of the Lord's house (1 Chr. 26:2). Three or four others of this name are also mentioned.

Zebadiah Scripture - 1 Chronicles 27:7 The fourth [captain] for the fourth month [was] Asahel the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him: and in his course [were] twenty and four thousand.

Zebadiah Scripture - 2 Chronicles 17:8 And with them [he sent] Levites, [even] Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijah, and Tobadonijah, Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, priests.

Zebadiah Scripture - 2 Chronicles 19:11 And, behold, Amariah the chief priest [is] over you in all matters of the LORD; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, for all the king's matters: also the Levites [shall be] officers before you. Deal courageously, and the LORD shall be with the good.

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