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Joah (gatekeeper)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Joah, Son of Obededom
Joah, Son of Obed-Edom (יוֹאָח‎, yo'ach). A gatekeeper during the reign of David (1 Chr 26:4).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Joah (Person)
JOAH (PERSON) [Heb yôʾāḥ (יֹואָח)]. Four individuals in the OT bear this name, which means “Yahweh is brother.”1. Joah the son of Asaph was an official under Hezekiah, king of Judah (2 Kgs 18:18, 26, 37; Isa 36:3, 11, 22). The responsibilities of his office as hammazkı̂r (“the remembrancer,” often
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Joah
Joah. 1. Asaph’s son and a court official under King Hezekiah (2 Kgs 18:18, 26; Is 36:3, 11, 22). He was one of the officers sent by Hezekiah to deal with the Assyrians during the siege of Jerusalem.2. Zimmah’s son from Levi’s tribe (1 Chr 6:21).3. Levite, Obed-edom’s son and a gatekeeper of the sanctuary
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Joah
JOAH1. Asaph’s son and a court official under King Hezekiah (2 Kgs 18:18, 26; Is 36:3, 11, 22). He was one of the officers sent by Hezekiah to deal with the Assyrians during the siege of Jerusalem.2. Zimmah’s son from Levi’s tribe (1 Chr 6:21).3. Levite, Obed-edom’s son and a gatekeeper of the sanctuary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Joah
Joah (joh´uh; Heb., “the Lord is a brother”).1 The son of Asaph; he was the record keeper of King Hezekiah who, with Eliakim the palace steward and Shebnah the scribe, met with the envoy of the Assyrian ruler Sennacherib, who was demanding the surrender of Jerusalem (2 Kings 18:17–37; Isa. 36).2 A
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Joah
JOAH1. The son of Asaph, recorder or court chronicler to Hezekiah. He was a member of the delegation that went outside Jerusalem to bargain with the Rabshakeh, emissary of Sennacherib (2 Kgs 18:18, 26; Isa 36:3, 11, 22).2. A Levite, the son Zimmah, of the family of Gershom (1 Chr 6:21); he is called
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Joah
Joah (Heb. yôʾāḥ)1. The son of Asaph; a recorder in the court of King Hezekiah. He was one of the three officials sent by the king to the Assyrian representatives at the siege of Jerusalem ca. 701 b.c.e. (2 Kgs. 18:18, 26, 37 = Isa. 36:3, 11, 22).2. A Levite and son of Zimmah from the family of
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Joah
Jo´ah (whose brother (i.e., helper) is Jehovah).1. The son of Asaph, and chronicler or keeper of the records to Hezekiah. Isa. 36:3, 11, 22. (b.c. 776.)2. The son or grandson of Zimmah, a Gershonite. 1 Chron. 6:21.3. The third son of Obed-edom, 1 Chron. 26:4, a Korhite, and one of the doorkeepers
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Joah
JO´AH (jōʹa; “Jehovah is brother”).1. Son of Asaph and “recorder” of King Hezekiah, and one of the messengers sent to receive the insulting message of Rabshakeh (2 Kings 18:18, 26, 37; Isa. 36:3, 22), about 719 b.c.2. A Levite of the family of Gershom, son of Zimnah and father of Iddo (1 Chron. 6:20–21).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Joah
JoahJehovah his brother; i.e., helper. (1.) One of the sons of Obed-edom (1 Chr. 26:4), a Korhite porter.(2.) A Levite of the family of Gershom (1 Chr. 6:21), probably the same as Ethan (42).(3.) The son of Asaph, and “recorder” (q.v.) or chronicler to King Hezekiah (2 Kings 18:18, 26, 37).(4.) Son
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Relatives
Obededom Father
Shemaiah Brother
Issachar Brother
Nethanel Brother
Ammiel Brother
Jehozabad 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
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