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Jehozabad (commander)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehozabad the Commander
Jehozabad the Commander (יְהוֹזָבָד‎, yehozavad). A leader in King Jehoshaphat’s army (2 Chr 17:18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jehozabad (Person)
JEHOZABAD (PERSON) [Heb yĕhôzābād (יְהֹוזָבָד)]. Three individuals in the OT bear this name. On the form of the name which means “Yahweh has given,” compare the biblical Elzabad and the Aramean Nabû-zabad.1. Jehozabad the son of Shomer was a servant of Joash who participated in the assassination
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehozabad
Jehozabad. 1. Shomer’s son, who was a servant of King Josiah and later, with another assailant, murdered the king at Millo (2 Kgs 12:21). In a parallel passage, Jehozabad is called the son of Shimrith the Moabitess (2 Chr 24:26). King Amaziah eventually executed Jehozabad for his murder of Josiah (2
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jehozabad
1. A servant of King Jehoash of Judah. According to 2 K. 12:21 (MT 22), he was a son of Shomer, but 2 Ch. 24:26 makes him “son of Shimrith the Moabitess.”
Jozabad
1. A Gederathite, and one of David’s recruits at Ziklag (1 Ch. 12:4 [MT 5]). He is named with the Benjaminites, but possibly he was a native of the town Gedara in southern Judah.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jehozabad
JEHOZABAD1. Shomer’s son, who was a servant of King Joash and later, with another assailant, murdered the king at Millo (2 Kgs 12:21). In a parallel passage, Jehozabad is called the son of Shimrith the Moabitess (2 Chr 24:26). King Amaziah, Joash’s son, eventually executed Jehozabad for the murder (25:3).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jehozabad
Jehozabad (ji-hoh´zuh-bad; Heb., “the Lord is a gift” or “the Lord has given”).1 A retainer of King Joash of Judah who, with another retainer, Jozacar, assassinated the king (2 Kings 12:21); he was executed by Joash’s son Amaziah shortly after Amaziah took the throne (ca. 800 bce; 14:5). According to
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jehozabad
JEHOZABAD1. The son of Shomer (or Shimrith), a Moabitess. He was one of the two servants of Joash of Judah who assassinated the king at the house of Millo, (2 Kgs 12:20–21; 2 Chr 24:26).2. A Levite, the second son of Obed-edom. He was appointed a doorkeeper of the temple by David (1 Chr 26:4).3. A
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jehozabad
Jehozabad (Heb. yĕhôzāḇāḏ)1. A servant of Joash of Judah who participated in the king’s assassination. According to 2 Kgs. 12:21 (MT 22) he was the son of Shomer, but 2 Chr. 24:26 calls him the son of Shimrith (a variant of Shomer), a Moabite woman. He in turn was assassinated by Joash’s son and
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jehozabad
Jehozabad [jə hōˊzə băd] (Heb. yehôzāḇāḏ, “Yahweh has given”).†
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jehozabad
Jehoz´abad (whom Jehovah gave).1. A Korhite Levite, second son of Obededom, and one of the porters of the south gate of the temple and of the storehouse there in the time of David. 1 Chron. 26:4, 15, compared with Neh. 12:25. (b.c. 1014.)2. A Benjamite, captain of 180,000 armed men, in the days of
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jehozabad
JEHOZ´ABAD (je-hozʹa-bad; “Jehovah endowed”).1. The son of Shomer (or Shimrith), a Moabitess, and one of the two servants who assassinated King Jehoash of Judah in that part of Jerusalem called Millo (2 Kings 12:21; 2 Chron. 24:26), about 797 b.c.2. A Korahite Levite, second son of Obed-edom, and one
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jehozabad
JehozabadJehovah-given. (1.) The son of Obed-edom (1 Chr. 26:4), one of the Levite porters.(2.) The son of Shomer, one of the two conspirators who put king Jehoash to death in Millo in Jerusalem (2 Kings 12:21).(3.) 2 Chr. 17:18.
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