All the Men of the Bible - Friday, October 25, 2013
Iddo [Ĭd'dō]—affectionate, festal, favorite or his power.
- Father of Ahinadab, and one of Solomon’s purveyors at Mahanaim (1 Kings 4:14).
- A descendant of Gershom, son of Levi (1 Chron. 6:21). Called Adaiah, and ancestor of Asaph the seer (1 Chron. 6:41).
- A son of Zechariah and a chief in David’s time of the half tribe of Manasseh east of Jordan (1 Chron. 27:21).
- A seer who denounced the wrath of God against Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, and who wrote a book of visions (2 Chron. 9:29; 12:15; 13:22).
- Grandfather of the prophet Zechariah (Ezra 5:1; 6:14; Zech 1:1).
- A priest who returned from Babylon (Neh. 12:4, 16).
- The chief at Casiphia through whom Ezra obtained help. He was a Nethinim (Ezra 8:17).
- A man who put away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:43). Jadau is a corruption of Iddo.
Devotional content drawn from All the Men of the Bible by Herbert Lockyer. Used with permission.