DODAI (dō'dī). David’s captain over twenty-four thousand men whose service culminated in the second month of each year (
A man of Issachar, grandfather of the judge Tola (
DODAI. Alternate form of Dodo.
DODO, DODAI dō’ dō, dō’ dī. One Dodo (דּוֹדֹ֖ו, his beloved) was the grandfather of Judge Tola of Issachar (
In the time of David a Dodo (MS B of the LXX in Chronicles has Δωδω̂ε, see below) was father of Eleazar, second of the three heroes of David. He distinguished himself in a battle at Pas-dammim against the Philistines, defending a plot of barley, where the Israelites left him alone, though his weary hands stuck to his sword (
Another Dodo of Bethlehem was father of Elhanan, who belonged to David’s picked thirty heroes.
A similar name Dodai (דּוֹדַ֤י, “beloved of Yah”), from Aholah, was head of the second of twelve contingents of twenty-four thousand each whom David organized (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
do’-di, do’-da-i (
do’-do, (dodho, dodhay, "beloved"):
(1) The grandfather of Tola of the tribe of Issachar, one of the judges (
(3) The Bethlehemite, father of Elhanan, one of David’s mighty men (