Jehoiada (chief priest)
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The high priest during the reign of Jehoash, the ninth king of Judah.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
JEHOIADA (PERSON) [Heb yĕhôyādāʿ (יְהֹויָדָע)]. 1. The father of Benaiah who was commander of the personal bodyguard of King David (2 Sam 8:18). It is perhaps this same Jehoiada who joined David at Hebron (1 Chr 12:28—Eng 12:27). There Jehoiada is called a prince and is from the house of Aaron. The
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehoiada. 1. Benaiah’s father. Benaiah held a high military office in the latter part of David’s reign and commanded David’s mercenaries (2 Sm 8:18; 20:23; 23:20, 22; 1 Kgs 1:8–2:46). He also served under Solomon (1 Chr 11:22, 24; 18:17; 27:5; in the last passage he is called “priest,” but not as in
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
2. A priest during the reigns of Ahaziah, Queen Athaliah, and Joash of Judah (2 K. 11:4–12:16 [MT 17] par 2 Ch. 23:1–24:14; 2 Ch. 22:11; 24:14–25). In 2 K. 12:10 (MT 11) he is called “high priest,” the first to receive the title; but as the priest lived in the temple, it is meaningless to say that he
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jehoiada (ji-hoi´uh-duh).1 The chief priest in the days of Athaliah and Joash of Judah (early eighth century bce). His wife was Jehosheba, daughter of King Jehoram and sister of King Ahaziah, Jehoram’s son (2 Chron. 22:11). After Ahaziah died, his mother, Athaliah (Ahab’s daughter), took the throne
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
JEHOIADA (Heb. yehôyāḏā‘, ‘Yahweh knows’) was a popular name in OT times. 1. The father of Benaiah (2 Sa. 8:18), a valiant man from Kabzeel in the Negeb (1 Ch. 11:22); the son was one of David’s officers. 2. The leader of the Aaronites, who supported David at Ziklag (1 Ch. 12:27). 3. The son of Benaiah,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary