Jaddua

Jaddua
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   1) One of the chiefs who subscribed the covenant (Neh. 10:21).
   2) The last high priest mentioned in the Old Testament (Neh. 12:11, 22), sons of Jonathan.

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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