Character Study on Pedaiah

Character Study on Pedaiah

2 Kings 23: Jehoiakim was twenty and five years old when he began to reign; and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Zebudah, the daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah.
1 Chronicles 3: Malchiram also, and Pedaiah, and Shenazar, Jecamiah, Hoshama, and Nedabiah.
1 Chronicles 3: And the sons of Pedaiah were, Zerubbabel, and Shimei: and the sons of Zerubbabel; Meshullam, and Hananiah, and Shelomith their sister:
1 Chronicles 27: Of the children of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Azaziah: of the half tribe of Manasseh, Joel the son of Pedaiah:
Nehemiah 3: Palal the son of Uzai, over against the turning of the wall, and the tower which lieth out from the king's high house, that was by the court of the prison. After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh.
Nehemiah 8: And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Urijah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchiah, and Hashum, and Hashbadana, Zechariah, and Meshullam.
Nehemiah 11: And these are the sons of Benjamin; Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of Joed, the son of Pedaiah, the son of Kolaiah, the son of Maaseiah, the son of Ithiel, the son of Jesaiah.
Nehemiah 13: And I made treasurers over the treasuries, Shelemiah the priest, and Zadok the scribe, and of the Levites, Pedaiah: and next to them was Hanan the son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah: for they were counted faithful, and their office was to distribute unto their brethren.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Pedaiah
Redemption of the Lord.
The father of Zebudah, who was the wife of Josiah and mother of king Jehoiakim (2 Kings 23:36 ).

The father of Zerubbabel (1 Chronicles 3:17-19 ).

. The father of Joel, ruler of the half-tribe of Manasseh (1 Chronicles 27:20 ).

Nehemiah 3:25 .

A Levite (8:4).

A Benjamite (11:7).

A Levite (13:13).

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Pedaiah
Redemption of the Lord
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Pedaiah
1. Father of Zebudah the mother of Jehoiakim. 2 Kings 23:36 .

2. Descendant of Jeconiah. 1 Chronicles 3:18,19 .

3. Father of Joel a prince of Manasseh. 1 Chronicles 27:20 .

4. Son of Parosh: he helped to repair the wall of Jerusalem. Nehemiah 3:25 .

5. One who stood with Ezra when the law was read. Nehemiah 8:4 .

6. Son of Kolaiah, a Benjamite. Nehemiah 11:7 .

7. Levite, set over the treasuries. Nehemiah 13:13 .

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Pedaiah
1. 2 Kings 23:36.

2. Brother of Salathiel or Shealtiel; father of Zerubbabel who is called "son of Shealtiel" as being heir and successor of Shealtiel his uncle, issue failing in the direct line (1 Chronicles 3:17-19; Haggai 1:1; Matthew 1:12).

3. Nehemiah 3:25.

4. Nehemiah 8:4.

5. Nehemiah 11:7.

6. Nehemiah 8:19; Nehemiah 10:14; Nehemiah 13:13.

7. 1 Chronicles 27:20.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Pedaiah
(pih di' uh) Personal name meaning, “Yah redeems.” 1. Maternal grandfather of King Jehoiakim (2 Kings 23:36 ). 2 . Father (so 1 Chronicles 3:18-19 ) or uncle (so Ezra 3:2 ,Ezra 3:2,3:8 ; Ezra 5:2 ; Nehemiah 12:1 ; Haggai 1:1 ,Haggai 1:1,1:12 ,Haggai 1:12,1:14 ; Haggai 2:2 ,Haggai 2:2,2:23 ) of Zerubbabel. First Chronicles presents Pedaiah and Shealtiel as brothers. 3. Manassite father of Joel (1 Chronicles 27:20 ). 4 . Son of Parosh assisting in Nehemiah's repair of the wall (Nehemiah 3:25 ). 5 . Witness to Ezra's renewal of the covenant (Nehemiah 8:4 ), perhaps identical with 4. 6. Benjaminite father of Joed (Nehemiah 11:7 ). 7 . Levite whom Nehemiah appointed a Temple treasurer (Nehemiah 13:13 ).

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Pedaiah
PEDAIAH (‘J″ [Note: Jahweh.] has redeemed’). 1. Father of Joel, ruler of Manasseh, west of the Jordan, in the time of David ( 1 Chronicles 27:20 ). 2. ‘Of Rumah,’ father of Zehudah the mother of Jehoiakim ( 2 Kings 23:35 ). 3. Son of Jeconiah ( 1 Chronicles 3:15 ), in 1 Chronicles 3:19 called the father of Zerubhabel, who, however, is otherwise represented as the son of Pedaiah’s brother Shealtiel. 4. A man of the family of Parosh, who repaired the wall of Jerusalem ( Nehemiah 3:25 ). 5. One of those who stood by Ezra when he read the Law to the people ( Nehemiah 8:4 ; 1Es 9:44 Phaldeus ), perhaps identical with 4. 6. A Levite ( Nehemiah 13:18 ). 7. A Benjamite ( Nehemiah 11:7 ).

W. F. Boyd.

The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Pedaiah
The father of Zebudah. (2 Kings 23:36) We have several of this name in the Scripture: the son of Jeconiah, 1 Chronicles 3:18.—the son of Parosh, Nehemiah 3:25, Saved of the Lord, from Padah and Jah.

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Phaldeus - PHALDEUS ( 1Es 9:44 ) = Pedaiah , Nehemiah 8:4
Joed - Son of Pedaiah, a Benjamite
Rumah - Native place of Pedaiah
Zebudah - Daughter of Pedaiah and wife of Josiah
Zebudah - Daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah; Josiah's wife, Jehoiakim's mother (2 Kings 23:36)
jo'ed - (for whom Jehovah is witness ), a Benjamite, the son of Pedaiah
Rumah - The home of Pedaiah, the maternal grandfather of Jehoiakim ( 2 Kings 23:36 ). 21), perhaps the modern Rumeh near Nazareth; and Pedaiah may have been a Galilæan
Hasadiah - Favoured by Jehovah, one of the sons of Pedaiah (1 Chronicles 3:20 ), of the royal line of David
Zebidah - ” Daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah and the mother of King Jehoiakim (2 Kings 23:36 ; “Zebudah,” KJV)
Rumah - Birthplace of Pedaiah, father of Zebudah (2 Kings 23:36)
Parosh - One of the witnesses to Ezra's renewal of the convenant (Nehemiah 10:14 ), possibly the father of Pedaiah (Nehemiah 3:25 )
Shealtiel - Pedaiah was natural father of Zerubbabel (1 Chronicles 3:18-19). Shealtiel dying without male issue, Pedaiah by the Levirate law married his brother's widow (Deuteronomy 25:5-10; Matthew 22:24-28)
Shealtiel - ] makes Pedaiah (a brother of Shealtiel) the father of Zerubbabel
Joel - ... ·Joel, son of Pedaiah, 1 Chronicles 27:20
Pedaiah - First Chronicles presents Pedaiah and Shealtiel as brothers
Zerubbabel - , was the leader of the first colony of Jews that returned from the captivity in Babylon, Ezra 2:2, and was of the family of David, a son of Salathiel or Shealtiel, Haggai 1:1; Matthew 1:12, but called a son of Pedaiah, the brother or son of Salathiel, in 1 Chronicles 3:17-19
Pedaiah - Pedaiah (‘J″ [Note: Jahweh. Son of Jeconiah ( 1 Chronicles 3:15 ), in 1 Chronicles 3:19 called the father of Zerubhabel, who, however, is otherwise represented as the son of Pedaiah’s brother Shealtiel
Zerubbabel - The seed of Babylon, the son of Salathiel or Shealtiel (Haggai 1:1 ; Zorobabel, Matthew 1:12 ); called also the son of Pedaiah (1 Chronicles 3:17-19 ), i
Joel - Son of Pedaiah, of the tribe of Manasseh
Zerubbabel - The Chronicles say Pedaiah was father of Zerubbabel; but St
Shimei - " ... ... A son of Pedaiah, the brother of Zerubbabel (1 Chronicles 3:19 )
Shimei - Son of Pedaiah, a son of Jeconiah
jo'el - ) ... The son of Pedaiah, and a chief of the half-tribe of Manasseh west of Jordan, in the reign of David
Zerubbabel - Probably son of Pedaiah, and nephew and heir of Salathiel, or Shealtiel, though called his son
Zerubbabel - Son of Shealtiel (Salathiel) (Ezra 3:2; Ezra 3:8; Ezra 5:2; Haggai 1:1; Haggai 1:12; Matthew 1:12; Luke 3:27); but in 1 Chronicles 3:19 "son of Pedaiah," Shealtiel's brother. "Son" probably means next heir, the direct line failing; by the Levirate law Shealtiel's widow would marry her brother-in-law Pedaiah, who would raise seed to his brother Shealtiel (Deuteronomy 25:5-10; Matthew 22:24-28)
Zerub'Babel - , end appearing as such in the genealogies of Christ (Matthew 1:12 ; Luke 3:27 ) whereas in (1 Chronicles 3:19 ) he is represented as the son of Pedaiah, Shealtiel or Salathiel's brother, and consequently as Salathiel's nephew
Shimei - Son of Pedaiah, Zerubbabel's brother (1 Chronicles 3:19)
Jehoiakim - Second son of Josiah and Zebudah, daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah (Arumah in Manasseh, near Shechem? Judges 9:41); Johanan was the oldest son
Nehemiah - Nehemiah caused Judah to bring the tithes to the temple treasuries (in which Malachi supported him, Malachi 3:8), and appointed Shelemiah the priest, Zadok the scribe, and the Levite Pedaiah, as "faithful" treasurers, to distribute unto their brethren
Genealogies of Jesus Christ - In the third section only Shealtiel and Zerubbabel are mentioned in the OT [the latter in 1 Chronicles 3:19 is called son of Pedaiah, the brother of Shealtiel, but in Haggai 1:1 and numerous other passages, he is called son of Shealtiel, or Shaltiel, but without any intimation that he was of Davidic descent; it is often assumed that Shealtiel adopted his nephew]