Word: DICT

Pronounce: ped-aw-yaw'

Strong: H6305

Orig: or Pdayahuw \i ped-aw-yaw'-hoo\i0\plain\f3\fs21\cf23 ; from 6299 and 3050; Jah has ransomed; Pedajah, the name of six Israelites:--Pedaiah. H6299 H3050

Use: Proper Name Masculine

Grk Strong: G2090

    Pedaiah = "Jehovah has ransomed"

    1) father of Zebudah, the wife of king Josiah and the mother of king Jehoiakim both of Judah
    2) father of Zerubbabel and brother of Shealtiel who is usually called the father of Zerubbabel probably because of a lack of an heir from Shealtiel who was in the direct line of succession