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Jahaziel (prophet)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jahaziel the Prophet
Jahaziel the Prophet (יַחֲזִיאֵל‎, yachazi'el). Son of Zechariah. Prophesied deliverance for Jehoshaphat and the kingdom of Judah from the armies of the Moabites, Ammonites and Meunites (2 Chr 20:14–17).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jahaziel (Person)
JAHAZIEL (PERSON) [Heb yaḥăzı̂ʾēl (יַחֲזִיאֵל)]. A personal name which combines an imperfect form of the verb ḥzh “see” with the substantive ʾēl “God” and may be understood as expressing a request for help (IPN, 27, 198): “may God see,” or as a simple statement, “God sees.” Bauer (1930: 74) allows
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jahaziel
Jahaziel. 1. Warrior from Benjamin’s tribe who joined David at Ziklag in his struggle against King Saul. Jahaziel was one of David’s ambidextrous archers and slingers (1 Chr 12:4).2. One of the two priests David appointed to blow trumpets before the ark as it was brought into the tent in Jerusalem,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jahaziel
JAHAZIEL1. Warrior from Benjamin’s tribe who joined David at Ziklag in his struggle against King Saul. Jahaziel was one of David’s ambidextrous archers and slingers (1 Chr 12:4).2. One of the two priests David appointed to blow trumpets before the ark as it was brought into the tent in Jerusalem, where
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jahaziel
Jahaziel (juh-hay´zee-uhl; Heb., “El [God] sees”).1 One of Saul’s relatives who joined David’s warriors at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:4).2 A priest who was appointed by King David as a musician to celebrate the arrival of the ark of the covenant at the tabernacle in Jerusalem (1 Chron. 16:6).3 A Levite belonging
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jahaziel
JAHAZIEL1. One of the Benjamites, mighty warriors, who deserted Saul to join David at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:4).2. A priest appointed by David to blow the trumpet before the ark after it was brought to Jerusalem (1 Chr 16:6).3. The third named of the sons of Hebron the Levite, appointed by David to serve
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jahaziel
Jahaziel (Heb. yaḥăzɩ̂ʾēl)1. A Benjaminite who came to David in Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:4 [MT 5]).2. A priest at the time of David, appointed to sound the trumpet before the ark (1 Chr. 16:6).3. A Kohathite Levite, third of the “sons” of Hebron (1; 1 Chr. 23:19; 24:23).4. The son of Zechariah, “a Levite
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jahaziel
JAHA´ZIEL (ja-hazʹi-el; “God sees”).1. One of the Benjamite warriors who deserted Saul and came to David when he was at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:4), shortly before 1000 b.c.2. One of the priests in the reign of David, appointed with Benaiah to blow the trumpet before the Ark when it was brought to Jerusalem
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jahaziel
Jahazielbeheld by God. (1.) The third son of Hebron (1 Chr. 23:19).(2.) A Benjamite chief who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:4).(3.) A priest who accompanied the removal of the ark to Jerusalem (1 Chr. 16:6).(4.) The son of Zechariah, a Levite of the family of Asaph (2 Chr. 20:14–17). He encouraged
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Relatives
Zechariah Father
Benaiah Grandfather
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