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Jehozabad (gatekeeper)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehozabad, Son of Obededom
Jehozabad, Son of Obed-Edom (יְהוֹזָבָד‎, yehozavad). Listed as a son of Obed-Edom the gatekeeper during the reign of David (1 Chr 26:4).
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.
See also
Relatives
Obededom Father
Shemaiah Brother
Issachar Brother
Nethanel Brother
Ammiel Brother
Joah Brother
Sachar Brother
Peullethai Brother
Shemaiah Uncle
Uzziel Uncle
Jeduthun Grandfather
Shammua Cousin
Gedaliah Uncle
Shimei Uncle
Elihu Nephew
Jeshaiah Uncle
Obed Nephew
Galal Uncle
Mattithiah Uncle
Izri Uncle
Elzabad Nephew
Rephael Nephew
Othni Nephew
Semachiah Nephew
Roles