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In the Hebrew Bible, Jedidah was the mother of Josiah, the King of Judah. (2 Kings 22:1) She was the wife of king Amon of Judah and a daughter of Adaiah of Boscath, a town in the Kingdom of Judah.

Alternate spellings for this Bible character are "Jedida" or "Jeddida".[1][2][3][4][5]


  1. ^ "Jedida - Jedida meaning and name origin". Retrieved 29 June 2012.
  2. ^ William Smith. "Aaron Zuzims" (PDF). Smith's Bible Dictionary. Retrieved 29 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Adaiah". Retrieved 29 June 2012.
  4. ^ "Meaning and etymology of the name Adaiah". Abiram Publications. Retrieved 29 June 2012.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Yediydah - The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". Retrieved 29 June 2012.