Nehemiah 12:11
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New International Version
Joiada the father of Jonathan, and Jonathan the father of Jaddua.

King James Bible
And Joiada begat Jonathan, and Jonathan begat Jaddua.

Darby Bible Translation
and Joiada begot Jonathan, and Jonathan begot Jaddua.

World English Bible
and Joiada became the father of Jonathan, and Jonathan became the father of Jaddua.

Young's Literal Translation
and Joiada hath begotten Jonathan, and Jonathan hath begotten Jaddua.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Over the thanksgiving - The principal singers: See on Nehemiah 11:17 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Jonathan. Jaddua is supposed to be Jaddus the high priest, who went in his pontifical robes to meet Alexander the Great, when advancing to destroy Jerusalem; who was so struck with his appearance, that he forbore all hostilities, and granted many privileges to the Jews. According to Eusebius, he was high priest from A.M.

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The Joy of the Lord, the Strength of his People
LAST Sabbath day in the morning I spoke of the birth of our Saviour as being full of joy to the people of God, and, indeed, to all nations. We then looked at the joy from a distance; we will now in contemplation draw nearer to it, and perhaps as we consider it, and remark the multiplied reasons for its existence, some of those reasons may operate upon our own hearts, and we may go out of this house of prayer ourselves partakers of the exceeding great joy. We shall count it to have been a successful
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

Cross References
Nehemiah 12:10
Joshua was the father of Joiakim, Joiakim the father of Eliashib, Eliashib the father of Joiada,

Nehemiah 12:12
In the days of Joiakim, these were the heads of the priestly families: of Seraiah's family, Meraiah; of Jeremiah's, Hananiah;

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