Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Zebadiah : gift of Jehovah.

  1. A son of Asahel, Joab's brother (1 Chronicles 27:7).
  2. A Levite who took part as one of the teachers in the system of national education instituted by Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 17:7,8).
  3. The son of Ishmael, "the ruler of the house of Judah in all the king's matters" (2 Chronicles 19:8-11).
  4. A son of Beriah (1 Chronicles 8:15).
  5. A Korhite porter of the Lord's house (1 Chronicles 26:2). Three or four others of this name are also mentioned.
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