Jedidah (or Jedida)

Jedidah was the mother of Josiah, who became King of Judah when he was 8-years old. He reigned for 31 years. Jedidah was from Bozkath and was the daughter of Adaiah.

Jedidah is mentioned by name in 2 Kings 22:1.

The name Jedidah means "darling of Jehovah."

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