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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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. 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
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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 (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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jehozabad [jə hōˊzə băd] (Heb. yehôzāḇāḏ, “Yahweh has given”).†
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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