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Jehosheba
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehosheba, Daughter of Jehoram
Jehosheba, Daughter of Jehoram (יְהוֹשֶׁבַע‎, yehosheva'). 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).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jehosheba (Person)
JEHOSHEBA (PERSON) [Heb yĕhôšebaʿ (יְהֹושֶׁבַע)]. Var. JEHOSHABEATH. Daughter of Joram and sister of Ahaziah, both Kings of Judah (2 Kgs 11:1–2 = 2 Chr 22:11). According to Chronicles, Jehosheba was the wife of Jehoiada the priest. If this is accurate, it indicates an unusual link by marriage between
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehosheba
Jehosheba. Daughter of King Jehoram of Judah (853–841 bc) and Queen Athaliah, sister of King Ahaziah (841 bc), and wife of Jehoiada, the high priest. Upon Ahaziah’s death, Athaliah attempted to kill all the remaining royal heirs to the throne; Jehosheba, however, hid young Joash, Ahaziah’s son, in a
Jehoshabeath
Jehoshabeath. Alternate name for Jehosheba, daughter of Judah’s King Jehoram, in 2 Chronicles 22:11.See Jehosheba.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jehosheba
Jehosheba jə-hoshʹə-bə, jē-hə-shēʹbə [Heb. yehôšeḇaʿ—‘Yahweh is opulence’]. Called “Jehoshabeath” in 2 Ch. 22:11; daughter of Jehoram king of Judah, possibly by a wife other than Athaliah (2 K. 11:2). According to 2 Ch. 22:11, she was the wife of Jehoiada, the priest. She hid Jehoash, the young
Jehoshabeath
Jehoshabeath jə-ho-shabʹeaþ [Heb. yehôšaḇʿaṯ]. In 2 Ch. 22:11, the same as Jehosheba of 2 K. 11:2.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jehosheba
JEHOSHEBA Daughter of King Jehoram of Judah (853–841 bc) and Queen Athaliah, sister of King Ahaziah (841 bc), and wife of Jehoiada the high priest. Upon Ahaziah’s death, Athaliah attempted to kill all the remaining royal heirs to the throne; Jehosheba, however, hid young Joash, Ahaziah’s son, in a temple
Jehoshabeath
JEHOSHABEATH* Alternate name for Jehosheba, daughter of Judah’s King Jehoram, in 2 Chronicles 22:11. See Jehosheba.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jehoshabeath
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 Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jehosheba
JEHOSHEBA. Also called Jehoshabeath (2 Chr 22:11).Jehosheba was the daughter of King Jehoram of Judah and the sister of King Ahaziah. She was probably not the daughter of Jehoram’s infamous wife Athaliah but the offspring of another wife. She was the wife of Jehoiada the high priest at the time when
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Jehoshabeath, Jehosheba
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
Jehosheba
Jehosheba (Heb. yĕhôšeḇaʿ) (also JEHOSHABEATH)The daughter of King Joram and half-sister of King Ahaziah of Judah (2 Kgs. 11:2–3); also called Jehoshabeath, wife of Jehoiada the priest (2 Chr. 22:11–12). The story of her saving the king’s infant son Joash from Athaliah’s massacre and then hiding
Jehoshabeath
Jehoshabeath (Heb. yĕhôšaḇʿaṯ) (also JEHOSHEBA)The daughter of King Jehoram of Judah. She spared Ahaziah’s son Jehoiada from the queen mother Athaliah (2 Chr. 22:11). At 2 Kgs. 11:2 she is called Jehosheba.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jehosheba
Jehosheba [jə hŏshˊə bə] (Heb. yehôeḇa˓ “Yahweh is fullness”). The daughter of King Jehoram of Judah, sister of King Ahaziah, and wife of the high priest Jehoiada. When the queen mother, Athaliah, had the entire royal family killed, Jehosheba saved Joash, the youngest of Ahaziah’s sons, by hiding
Jehoshabeath
Jehoshabeath [jə hō shăbˊĭ əth] (Heb. yehôšaḇ˓aṯ “Yahweh is fullness”).† The daughter of King Jehoram of Judah; she spared Ahaziah’s son Jehoiada from the queen mother Athaliah (2 Chr. 22:11). At 2 Kgs. 11:2 she is called Jehosheba.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Jehosheba
JEHOSHEBA (Hebrew, “the Lord has sworn”) Also Jehoshabeath. The daughter of Jehoram and sister of Ahaziah, kings of Judah (2 Kgs 11:1–2; 2 Chr 22:11), and the wife of the priest Jehoiada. When Athaliah staged a violent takeover of Judah and massacred the members of the royal family, Jehosheba played
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jehosheba
Jehosh´eba (Jehovah’s oath), daughter of Joram king of Israel, and wife of Jehoiada the high priest. 2 Kings 11:2. Her name in the Chronicles is given Jehoshabeath. (b.c. 882.) As she is called, 2 Kings 11:2, “the daughter of Joram, sister of Ahaziah,” it has been conjectured that she was the daughter,
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Ahaziah Brother
Jehoiada Husband
Jehoshaphat Grandfather
Jehoash Nephew
Azariah Uncle
Zechariah Uncle
Michael Uncle
Jehiel Uncle
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