Jozabad (Manassite)
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jozabad (Person)
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)
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jozabad (captain)
2, 3. Two Manassite captains who joined David at Ziklag (1 Ch. 12:20 [MT 21]).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jozabad (Heb. yôzāḇāḏ)1. A Benjaminite from Gederah who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:4 [MT 5]).2–3. Two men of Manasseh, chiefs of thousands, who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:20 [21]).4. One of the overseers of the temple offerings appointed by Hezekiah during his temple reform (2 Chr.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Jozabad [Joz-a-bad](Hebrew origin: God has endowed)(1 Chronicles 12:20). 11th century b.c. Two men of this name, both from the tribe of Manasseh, deserted from Saul’s army with their men, joined David at Ziklag, and became captains of his army.(2 Chronicles 31:13). 8th century b.c. Jozabad was one
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Jozabad [-zuh-bad] (1) a Benjaminite who defected to David at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:4) (2) a Manassite commander who defected to David at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:20) (3) another leader who defected to David at Ziklag; probably not the same as (2) above (1 Chron. 12:20) (4) a Levite responsible for the
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
JOZABAD joh´zuh-bad [יוֹזָבָדyozavadh; Ἰώζαβδος Iōzabdos]. 1. Warrior from GEDERAH and among the Benjaminites who joined David in battle at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:1–4).2. Two Manassite military leaders who joined David in battle at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:20).3. During Hezekiah’s reign, an overseer and a Levite