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Za’bad (gift).

1. Son of Nathan, son of Attai, son of Ahlai Sheshan’s daughter, 1 Chron. 2:31-37, and hence called son of Ahlai. 1 Chron. 11:41. (b.c. 1046.) He was one of David’s mighty men, but none of his deeds have been recorded. The chief interest connected with him is in his genealogy, which is of considerable importance in a chronological point of view.

2. An Ephraimite, if the text of 1 Chron. 7:21 is correct.

3. Son of Shimeath, an Ammonitess; an assassin who, with Jehozabad, slew King Joash, according to 2 Chron. 24:26 (b.c. 840); but in 2 Kings 12:21 his name is written, probably more correctly, Jozachar.

4. A layman of Israel, of the sons of Zattu, who put away his foreign wife at Ezra’s command. Ezra 10:27. (b.c. 458.)

5. One of the descendants of Hashum, who had married a foreign wife after the captivity. Ezra 10:33. (b.c. 458.)

6. One of the sons of Nebo, whose name is mentioned under the same circumstances as the two preceding. Ezra 10:43.