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A Benjaminite who joined David’s army at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:4). His name is a shortened form of “Jehozabad” (יְהוֹזָבָד, yehozavad).
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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
JOZABAD (PERSON) [Heb yôzābād (יֹוזָבָד)]. Jozabad occurs only in postexilic biblical writings. While it was quite possibly a common Judean name in the Persian period, the Chronicler seems to have retrojected anachronistically the name of a levitical treasurer from the time of Ezra and Nehemiah (#6)
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
Jozabad. 1. Benjamite from Gederah and one of the military men who came to David’s support at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:4, kjv Josabad).2. Leader and mighty warrior from Manasseh’s tribe who joined David at Ziklag to fight against Saul (1 Chr 12:20).3. Another leader and man of valor from Manasseh’s tribe who
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).
JOZABAD1. Benjamite from Gederah and one of the military men who came to David’s support at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:4).2, 3. Leaders and mighty warriors from Manasseh’s tribe who joined David at Ziklag to fight against Saul (1 Chr 12:20).4. One of the Levites who assisted with the administration of the temple
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
Jozabad (joh´zuh-bad; a shortened form of Jehozabad; Heb., “the Lord is a gift” or “the Lord has given”).1 A Gederathite who joined David’s warriors at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:4).2 A Manassite who defected from Saul to join David (1 Chron. 12:20).3 A Levite who helped oversee the collection of the temple
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JOZABAD1. A volunteer from Gederah in David’s army at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:4, KJV, Josabad).2. 3. Two Manassite captains in David’s army at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:20).4. A Levite overseer under king Hezekiah (2 Chr 31:13).5. A chief Levite under King Josiah (2 Chr 35:9).6. A priest who divorced his non-Jewish
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
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
JOZ´ABAD (jozʹa-bad; contraction of Jehozabad, “Jehovah endowed”).1. An inhabitant of Gederah, and one of the famous Benjamite archers who came to David at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:4; “Josabad,” KJV), before 1000 b.c.2, 3. Two of the “captains” of Manasseh having this name who joined David when retreating
Easton’s Bible Dictionary