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Jehoshaphat (father of Jehu)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehoshaphat, King of Judah
Jehoshaphat, King of Judah (יְהוֹשָׁפָט‎, yehoshaphat). Son of Asa and sixth king in the Davidic dynasty. Reigned in Jerusalem from 872–848 bc.
Jehoshaphat, Son of Nimshi
Jehoshaphat, Son of Nimshi (יְהוֹשָׁפָט‎, yehoshaphat). Father of King Jehu (2 Kgs 9:2, 14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jehoshaphat (Person)
JEHOSHAPHAT (PERSON) [Heb yĕhôšāpāṭ (יְהֹושָׁפָט‎)]. 1. The son of Ahilud and recorder (mazkı̂r) in the administration of David (2 Sam 8:16; 20:24; 1 Chr 18:15) and Solomon (1 Kgs 4:3). Drawing on the use of the root zkr in Isa 62:6, Driver (NHT 283) argued that the noun should be rendered “remembrancer”
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehoshaphat
Jehoshaphat. 1. The fourth king of Judah (872–848 bc), son and successor of Asa (910–869 bc).Jehoshaphat was 35 years of age when he began his reign; he ruled 25 years, during which time he maintained the stability of the Davidic dynasty (1 Kgs 22:41, 42). He was contemporary with King Ahab of Israel
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jehoshaphat
4. Son of Nimshi, and father of Jehu, king of northern Israel (2 K. 9:2, 14). His name is omitted in 9:20 and 1 K. 19:16, where Jehu is called “son of Nimshi.”D. F. Roberts
Jehoshaphat
Jehoshaphat jə-hoshʹə-fat [Heb. yehôšāp̱āṭ—‘Yahweh has judged’; Gk. Iōsaphat (Mt. 1:8)]. The fourth king of Judah, and son of Asa. His mother was Azubah the daughter of Shilhi. He was thirty-five years of age at his accession, and reigned twenty-five years, ca 873–849 b.c. The history of his
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jehoshaphat (Person)
JEHOSHAPHAT (Person)1. The fourth king of Judah (872–848 bc), son and successor of Asa (910–869 bc).Jehoshaphat was 35 years of age when he began his reign; he ruled 25 years, during which time he maintained the stability of the Davidic dynasty (1 Kgs 22:41–42). He was contemporary with King Ahab of
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jehoshaphat
Jehoshaphat (ji-hosh´uh-fat; Heb., “the Lord establishes justice”).1 The son of Ahilud, “recorder” under David (2 Sam. 8:16; 20:24; 1 Chron. 18:15) and Solomon (1 Kings 4:3).2 The son of Paruah, an officer in Issachar under Solomon (1 Kings 4:17).3 The king of Judah ca. 873–849 bce (1 Kings 15:24;
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jehoshaphat
JEHOSHAPHAT1. A recorder under David and solomon, the son of Ahilud (2 Sam 8:16, 20:24; 1 Kgs 4:3). He is listed as one of the chief officials of the kingdom.2. One of the priests during the reign of David, appointed to blow the trumpet in front of the ark as it was brought to the city of David from
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Jehoshaphat
JEHOSHAPHAT (Heb. yehôšāp̱āṭ, ‘Yahweh has judged’).1. An official clerk under David and Solomon (2 Sa. 8:16; 20:24; 1 Ki. 4:3; 1 Ch. 18:15). 2. One of twelve officers appointed over Israel by Solomon (1 Ki. 4:17; cf. v. 7).3. Son and successor of Asa as 4th king of Judah (c. 873–849 bc). Jehoshaphat
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jehoshaphat
Jehoshaphat (Heb. yĕhôšāp̱āṭ)1. The son of Ahilud, who served as mazkɩ̂r under David (2 Sam. 8:16; 20:24; 1 Chr. 18:15) and Solomon (1 Kgs. 4:3). The function of the mazkɩ̂r remains unknown, with suggestions ranging from recorder or archivist (cf. LXX, esp. 2 Sam. 8:16) to herald and secretary
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jehoshaphat
Jehoshaphat [jə hôshˊə făt] (Heb. yehôšāp̱āṭ “Yahweh judges”).†
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Jehoshaphat
JEHOSHAPHAT (Hebrew “the Lord is Judge”) The name of two men in the Old Testament.1. The son of Ahilud and a royal scribe during the reigns of David (2 Sam 8:16, 20:24; 1 Chr 18:15) and Solomon (1 Kgs 4:3).2. The fourth king of Judah from around 873 to 849 b.c., the son and successor of Asa (1 Kgs
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jehoshaphat
Jehosh´aphat (whom Jehovah judges).1. King of Judah, son of Asa, succeeded to the throne b.c. 914, when he was 35 years old, and reigned 25 years. His history is to be found among the events recorded in 1 Kings 15:24; 2 Kings 8:16, or in a continuous narrative in 2 Chron. 17:1–21:3. He was contemporary
See also
Relatives
Nimshi Father
Jehu Son
Jehoahaz Grandson