Izziah

IZZIAH (ĭ-zī'a, Heb. yizzîyâh, Jehovah unites). A Jew in Ezra’s time who put away his foreign wife (Ezra.10.25; kjv “Jeziah”).


IZZIAH ĭ zī’ ə (יִזִּיָּ֤ה). An Israelite of the family of Parosh who put away his foreign wife in the time of Ezra (Ezra 10:25; 1 Esd 9:26); KJV Eddias.

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 (Ezr 10:25; 1 Esdras 9:26, "Ieddias").