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Elishaphat
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Elishaphat, Son of Zichri
Elishaphat, Son of Zichri (אֱלִישָׁפָט‎, elishaphat). Commander under the priest Jehoiada. Part of the Levitical conspiracy to overthrow Athaliah, queen of Judah, and make Joash king (2 Chr 23:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Elishaphat (Person)
ELISHAPHAT (PERSON) [Heb ʾĕlı̂šāpāṭ (אֱלִישָׁפָט)]. The son of Zichri, a commander of a hundred men during the palace revolution of Jehoiada the high priest, overthrowing Athaliah (2 Chr 23:1) and placing her son, Joash, on the throne. The name means “God judged.” His role, along with the other
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Elishaphat
Elishaphat. Military commander in Judah who supported Jehoida the priest in overthrowing Queen Athaliah and making the young Joash king (2 Chr 23:1).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Elishaphat
Elishaphat ē-lishʹə-fat [Heb. ʾĕlîšāp̱āṭ—‘God is judge’]. One of the “commanders of hundreds” employed by Jehoiada the priest in the conspiracy against Athaliah, to make Joash king (2 Ch. 23:1).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Elishaphat
ELISHAPHAT Military commander in Judah who supported Jehoiada the priest in overthrowing Queen Athaliah and making the young Joash king (2 Chr 23:1).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Elishaphat
ELISHAPHAT. One of five “captains of hundreds” who joined with Jehoiada the priest to seize the throne from Athaliah and establish Joash as king (2 Chr 23:1).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Elishaphat
Elishaphat (Heb. ʾĕlɩ̂šāp̱āṭ)One of the five army commanders who assisted Jehoiada in securing kingship for young Joash and thus aided in the overthrow of Queen Athaliah (2 Chr. 23:1).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Elishaphat
Elishaphat [ĭ lĭshˊə făt] (Heb. ˒elîšāp̱aṭ “God has judged”). One of the five army commanders who assisted Jehoiada in securing kingship for young Joash and indirectly aided in the overthrow of Athaliah (2 Chr. 23:1).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Elishaphat
Elish´aphat (whom God judges), son of Zichri; one of the captains of hundreds in the time of Jehoiada. 2 Chron. 23:1. (b.c. 877.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Elishaphat
ELISH´APHAT (e-lishʹa-fat; “God of judgment”). Son of Zichri. One of the captains of hundreds by whose aid Jehoiada the priest placed Joash on the throne of Judah and overthrew Athaliah, the usurper (2 Chron. 23:1ff.), about 836 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Elishaphat
Elishaphatwhom God has judged, one of the “captains of hundreds” associated with Jehoiada in the league to overthrow the usurpation of Athaliah (2 Chr. 23:1).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Elishaphat
ELISHAPHAT [e LISH uh fat] (my God is judge) — a son of Zichri and one who supported the revolt against Queen Athaliah in favor of seven-year-old Joash (2 Chr. 23:1).
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Zichri Father