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The sister of Ahaziah, king of Judah. Hid the infant Joash, her nephew, when the rest of Ahaziah’s sons were being put to death by Athaliah (2 Kgs 11:2; 2 Chr 22:11).
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Jehoshabeath (jee´hoh-shab´ee-ath; Heb., “the Lord is an oath”; called Jehosheba in 2 Kings 11:2), the daughter of King Jehoram, and the wife of the priest Jehoiada. She saved her young nephew Joash (Jehoash), the youngest son of King Ahaziah, from Athaliah, the king’s mother. When King Ahaziah was killed,
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
JEHOSHABEATH, JEHOSHEBA. Daughter of Jehoram, sister or half-sister of Ahaziah. She saved the life of Joash (2 Ki. 11:2) when Athaliah sought to kill all the royal seed. Her marriage to Jehoiada (2 Ch. 22:11) is the only recorded instance of a union between a princess of the royal house and a high priest.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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Harper’s Bible Dictionary
JehoshabeathJehoshabeath (jay-hoh-shah-beeʹath; Jehoshaba, 2 Kings 11:2; Heb., ‘Yahweh is an oath’), the daughter of King Jehoram, and wife of the priest Jehoiada. She saved her young nephew Joash (Jehoash) from the murderous wrath of Athaliah, the wicked queen, mother of the slain Ahaziah, by hiding
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
JEHOSHEBA, JEHOSHABEATH [juh HAH shuh buh, jee hoe SHAB ih ath] (the Lord is her oath) — the courageous woman who rescued her nephew Joash from certain death at the hands of Athaliah, the wicked queen of Judah (2 Kin. 11:1–3; 2 Chr. 22:10–12). Jehosheba was the half-sister of King Ahaziah. When Ahaziah