IZZIAH (ĭ-zī'a, Heb. yizzîyâh, Jehovah unites). A Jew in Ezra’s time who put away his foreign wife (
IZZIAH ĭ zī’ ə (יִזִּיָּ֤ה). An Israelite of the family of Parosh who put away his foreign wife in the time of Ezra (
J. According to the modern critical theory of the authorship of the Pentateuch, it was composed of a number of documents dating many centuries after the time of Moses. One of them is called “J,” a symbol derived from the name of Jehovah; it is dated about 850 b.c.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
One of the faithful Jews who put away their foreign wives. He belonged to the family of Parosh (