Character Study on Zebadiah

Character Study on Zebadiah

1 Chronicles 8: And Zebadiah, and Arad, and Ader,
1 Chronicles 8: And Zebadiah, and Meshullam, and Hezeki, and Heber,
1 Chronicles 12: And Joelah, and Zebadiah, the sons of Jeroham of Gedor.
1 Chronicles 26: And the sons of Meshelemiah were, Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,
1 Chronicles 27: 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.
2 Chronicles 17: 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.
2 Chronicles 19: 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.
Ezra 8: And of the sons of Shephatiah; Zebadiah the son of Michael, and with him fourscore males.
Ezra 10: And of the sons of Immer; Hanani, and Zebadiah.

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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Zebadiah
ZEBADIAH 1 . 2. Two Benjamites ( 1 Chronicles 8:15 ; 1 Chronicles 8:17 ). 3. One of those who joined David at Ziklag ( 1 Chronicles 12:7 ). 4. One of David’s officers ( 1 Chronicles 27:7 ). 5. An exile who returned with Ezra’s second caravan ( Ezra 8:8 ); called in 1Es 8:34 Zarias . 6. A priest who had married a foreign wife ( Ezra 10:26 ); called in Esther 9:21 Esther 9:21 Zabdeus . 7. A Korahite ( 1 Chronicles 26:2 ). 8. One of the Levites sent by Jehoshaphat to teach in the cities of Judah ( 2 Chronicles 17:8 ). 9. An officer of king Jehoshaphat ( 2 Chronicles 19:11 ).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Zebadiah
1. Son of Beriah, a Benjamite. 1 Chronicles 8:15 .

2. Son of Elpaal, a Benjamite. 1 Chronicles 8:17 .

3. A warrior who joined David at Ziklag. 1 Chronicles 12:7 .

4. Son of Meshelemiah, a Korhite. 1 Chronicles 26:2 .

5. Son of Asahel, the brother of Joab. 1 Chronicles 27:7 .

6. Levite sent by Jehoshaphat to teach the people. 2 Chronicles 17:8 .

7. Son of Ishmael of the house of Judah, and one of Jehoshaphat's rulers 'for all the king's matters.' 2 Chronicles 19:11 .

8. Son of Michael: he returned from exile. Ezra 8:8 .

9. Priest who had married a strange wife. Ezra 10:20 .

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Zebadiah
Gift of Jehovah.
A son of Asahel, Joab's brother (1 Chronicles 27:7 ).



A Levite who took part as one of the teachers in the system of national education instituted by Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 17:7,8 ).



The son of Ishmael, "the ruler of the house of Judah in all the king's matters" (2 Chronicles 19:8-11 ).



A son of Beriah (1 Chronicles 8:15 ).



A Korhite porter of the Lord's house (1 Chronicles 26:2 ). Three or four others of this name are also mentioned.
Hitchcock's Bible Names - Zebadiah
Portion of the Lord; the Lord is my portion
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Zebadiah
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.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Zebadiah
(zehb uh di' uh) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh has given.” 1. Son of Beriah (1 Chronicles 8:15 ). 2 . Son of Elpaal (1 Chronicles 8:17 ). 3 . Son of Jehoram of Gedor (1 Chronicles 12:7 ). 4 . A gatekeeper (1 Chronicles 26:2 ). 5 . Fourth captain in David's army (1 Chronicles 27:7 ). 6 . One of nine Levites sent by Jehoshapaht to teach the law in the towns of Judah (2 Chronicles 17:8 ). 7 . Son of Ishmael who ruled civil cases in a court system Jehoshapaht set up (2 Chronicles 19:11 ). 8 . Son of Shephatiah who returned to Jerusalem from Babylon (Ezra 8:8 ). 9 . Priest who put away his foreign wife in Ezra's time (Ezra 10:20 ).



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Zabdeus - ZABDEUS ( 1E Esther 9:21 ) = Zebadiah of Ezra 10:26
Zebedee - Hence also, Zebadiah, portion of the Lord
Zaraias - 1Es 8:34 = Zebadiah , Ezra 8:8
Zebadiah - Zebadiah 1
Shephathiah - A family of 372; returned with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:4; Nehemiah 7:9); a second company of 80 under Zebadiah came up with Ezra (Ezra 8:8)
Gedor - A town of Benjamin, to which belonged Jeroham, father of Joelah and Zebadiah, who "of Saul's brethren of Benjamite" joined David at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:7)
Zebadiah - 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
Zabad - ’ The fuller form is Zabdiel or Zebadiah (‘my gift is J″ [Note: Jahweh
mi'Chael - (2 Chronicles 21:2,4 ) ... The father or ancestor of Zebadiah, of the sons of Shephatiah
Michael - The father of Zebadiah ( Ezra 8:8 , 1Es 8:34 )
Ishmael - Father of Zebadiah a ruler under Jehoshaphat
Ishmael - Ancestor of the Zebadiah who was one of Jehoshaphat’s judicial officers ( 2 Chronicles 19:11 )
Jehoshaphat - " Amariah the chief priest presided in religious questions; Zebadiah, "ruler of the house of Judah" (tribal prince of Judah), in civil questions