Head of the second course of priests, as they were divided in the time of David. (1 Chronicles 24:7) (B.C. 1014.) some of them survived to return to Jerusalem after the Babylonish captivity, as appears from (Ezra 2:36; Nehemiah 7:39)
* See other occurrences of the same term: Jedaiah.
Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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