Zadok

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Gender: M Meaning of Zadok: "righteous" Origin of Zadok: Hebrew

A rarely heard biblical name, Zadoc is borne by no less than nine Old Testament men. The most famous was a priest who lived during the reign of King David, whom he helped and supported, and was rewarded by allowing his descendants to be the only God-appointed legitimate heirs to the priesthood. "Zadok the Priest" is one of four anthems composed by George Frideric Handel for the coronation of George II and has been song at every British coronation since.

Famous People Named Zadok

Zadok, Biblical priest who showed great courage during the reigns of the first three kings of Israel
Zadok, son of Ahitub, father of Shallum, of the house of Aaron (1 Chr. 6:12)
Zadok, father of Jerushah the mother of Judean King Jotham (2 Chr. 27:1)
Zadok, son of Baana; a rebuilder of Jerusalem's walls (Nehemiah 3:4)
Zadok, son of Immer; repairer of Jerusalem's walls (Nehemiah 3:29)
Zadok Magruder, American Revolutionary
Zadok Casey, U.S. Congressman from Illinois
Zadok HaKohen, Lithuanian rabbi

Pop Culture References for the name Zadok

Zadok, a "rapacious Jew" in The Unfortunate Traveller: or, the Life of Jack Wilton (1594) by Thomas Nashe
Zadok Allen, character from H.P. Lovecraft's The Shadow over Innsmouth
"Zadok the Priest", one of the four Coronation Anthems composed by George Frideric Handel for the coronation of George II in 1727, and sung at every coronation of a British sovereign since
Means "righteous" in Hebrew.