Jehozadak (Ji-hoh´zuh-dak; Heb., “Yah[weh] is righteous”)

A priestly descendant of Aaron who was exiled to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar (1Chr 6:14-15). He was the father of Joshua (Jeshua) who was the high priest in Jerusalem following the exile (586–490 BCE; Hag 1:1; Zech 6:11). He is also called Jozadak, a shortened form of the same name (Ezra 3:8; Ezra 5:2). In some versions the name also occurs as Josedech.

1Chr 6:14-15

14Azariah of Seraiah, Seraiah of Jehozadak;15and Jehozadak went into exile when the Lord sent Judah and Jerusalem into exile by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.

Hag 1:1

The Command to Rebuild the Temple
1In the second year of King Darius, in the sixth month, on the first day of the month, the word of the Lord came by the prophe ... View more

Zech 6:11

11Take the silver and gold and make a crown, and set it on the head of the high priest Joshua son of Jehozadak;

Ezra 3:8

Foundation Laid for the Temple
8In the second year after their arrival at the house of God at Jerusalem, in the second month, Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and Je ... View more

Ezra 5:2

2Then Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and Jeshua son of Jozadak set out to rebuild the house of God in Jerusalem; and with them were the prophets of God, helping th ... View more

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