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Jehoiada (exile)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehoiada, Son of Eliashib
Jehoiada, Son of Eliashib (יְהוֹיָדָע‎, yehoyada'). Also called Joiada (יוֹיָדָע‎, yoyada'). A Levite who returned to Judah after the Babylonian exile (Neh 12:10–11, 12:22; 13:28).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jehoiada (Person)
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
Joiada (Person)
JOIADA (PERSON) [Heb yôyādāʿ (יֹויָדָע)]. Var. JEHOIADA. A name which means “Yahu knows”. Joiada (Iōdae, Iōada) is the contracted form of Jehoiada found elsewhere in the OT and used alternately in English versions (Neh 13:28; Neh 3:6 KJV).1. A son of Paseah who worked with Messullam to repair the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehoiada
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
Joiada
Joiada. 1. Paseah’s son who, with Meshullam, repaired the Old Gate in the Jerusalem wall during the days of Nehemiah (Neh 3:6, kjv Jehoiada).2. Levite and high priest in Jerusalem during the postexilic era, the great-grandson of Jeshua, son of Eliashib, and father of Jonathan (or Jehohanan, Neh 12:10,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jehoiada
JEHOIADA1. Father of Benaiah, a high military officer during the reigns of David and Solomon. Jehoiada was a priest (1 Chr 27:5) who joined forces with David at Hebron and was identified with the house of Aaron (12:27). See Benaiah #1.2. High priest in Jerusalem who organized and led the coup that
Joiada
JOIADA1. Paseah’s son who, with Meshullam, repaired the Old Gate in the Jerusalem wall during the days of Nehemiah (Neh 3:6).2. Levite and high priest in Jerusalem during the postexilic era, the great-grandson of Jeshua, son of Eliashib, and father of Jonathan (”Johanan” or “Jehohanan,” Neh 12:10–11,
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jehoiada
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
Joiada
Joiada (joi´uh-duh; Heb., “the Lord knows”).1 The son of Paseah and one of the builders of the wall of Jerusalem under Nehemiah (Neh. 3:6).2 A postexilic high priest, the son of Eliashib and the father of Jonathan (Neh. 12:10–11, 22), also called Jehoiada in Neh. 13:28.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jehoiada
JEHOIADA1. Father of Benaiah, David’s general (2 Sam 8:16, 18; 20:23) who succeeded Joab after serving under him (1 Kgs 4:4) and under Solomon (1 Chr 11:22, 24). He is probably the same one who led many Aaronites to join forces with David at Hebron (1 Chr 12:27).2. A son of Benaiah, one of David’s
Joiada
JOIADAAn abbreviation of Jehoiada (q.v.).1. A son of Paseah who helped Nehemiah rebuild the wall of Jerusalem (Neh 3:6, RSV; KJV, Jehoiada).2. A high priest and great-grandson of Jeshua (Neh 12:10, 22). One of his sons married a daughter of Sanballat, for which cause Nehemiah expelled him from the
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Jehoiada
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
Jehoiada
Jehoiada (Heb. yĕhôyāḏāʿ) (also JOIADA)1. A priest from Kabzeel, in southern Judah. He was the father of Benaiah, chief of David’s bodyguard (2 Sam. 8:18; 23:20, 22 = 1 Chr. 11:22, 24; 27:5).2. A late-9th-century priest in Jerusalem (2 Kgs. 11–12; 2 Chr. 23:1–24:16). Jehoiada led the coup that
Joiada
Joiada (Heb. yôyāḏāʿ) (also JEHOIADA)1. The son of Paseah who restored the Old Gate in Jerusalem under Nehemiah (Neh. 3:6).2. A priest during the reign of Darius and the son of the high priest Eliashib (7; Neh. 12:10–11, 22). At Neh. 13:28 the name appears as Jehoiada.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Jehoiada
JEHOIADA (Hebrew, “the Lord knows”) The name of two men in the Old Testament.1. The father of Benaiah, commander of the personal bodyguard of King David (2 Sam 8:18, 20:23, 23:20; 1 Kgs 1:8).2. A priest in Jerusalem who was the prime mover in the coup against Queen Athaliah and the installation of
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jeho-iada
Jeho-i´ada (Jehovah knows).1. Father of Benaiah, David’s well-known warrior. 2 Sam. 8:18; 1 Kings 1 and 2 passim; 1 Chron. 18:17, etc. (b.c. before 1046.)2. Leader of the Aaronites, i.e., the priests; who joined David at Hebron. 1 Chron. 12:27. (b.c. 1053–46.)3. According to 1 Chron. 27:34, son of
Jo-iada
Jo-i´ada (whom Jehovah favors), high priest after his father Eliashib. Neh. 13:28. (b.c. after 446.)
See also
Relatives
Eliashib Father
Johanan Brother
Jonathan Son
Jaddua Grandson
Roles