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Jehoshaphat (warrior)
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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.
Joshaphat the Mithnite
Joshaphat the Mithnite (יְהוֹשָׁפָט‎, yehoshaphat). Also called Jehoshaphat. One of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:43). Joshaphat is called “the Mithnite” (מִתְנִי‎, mithniy); the meaning of this designation is unknown.
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”
Joshaphat (Person)
JOSHAPHAT (PERSON) [Heb yôšāpāṭ (יֹושָׁפָט‎)]. 1. A Mithnite, one of David’s warriors, a member of “the Thirty” (1 Chr 11:43). The addition in Chronicles (1 Chr 11:41b–47) to the list in 2 Sam 23:8–39 (= 1 Chr 11:8–41a) contains several references to cities or regions in Transjordan (Reuben, Ashteroth,
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
Joshaphat
Joshaphat. 1. Mithnite and one of David’s mighty men, listed between Hanan and Uzzia (1 Chr 11:43).2. One of the seven priests assigned to blow a trumpet before the ark of God in the procession led by David when the ark was brought to Jerusalem (1 Chr 15:24, kjv Jehoshaphat).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
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
Joshaphat
Joshaphat joshʹə-fat [Heb. yôšāp̱āṭ—‘Yahweh has judged’; cf. Jehoshaphat].1. One of David’s mighty men (1 Ch. 11:43), a Mithnite, but not included in the list of 2 S. 23.2. A priest and trumpeter of David’s time (1 Ch. 15:24), AV Jehoshaphat.
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
Joshaphat
JOSHAPHAT1. Mithnite (nlt “from Mithna”) and one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:43).2. One of the seven priests assigned to blow a trumpet before the ark of God in the procession led by David when the ark was brought to Jerusalem (1 Chr 15:24).
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
Joshaphat
JOSHAPHAT1. A Mithnite among David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:43).2. One of seven priests who blew the trumpet before the ark in David’s time (1 Chr 15:24) in accordance with the law of Moses (Num 10:8). He is called Jehoshaphat in KJV, but the Heb. text supports Joshaphat as in ASV and RSV.
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
Joshaphat
Joshaphat (Heb. yôšāp̱āṭ)1. A Mithnite, one of David’s Thirty (1 Chr. 11:43).2. A priest responsible for blowing the trumpet before the ark of the covenant as it was brought to Jerusalem (1 Chr. 15:24).
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
Joshaphat
Josh´aphat (whom Jehovah judges), the Mithnite, one of David’s guard. 1 Chron. 11:43.
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