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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Jehozabad

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(Heb. Yehozabad', יְהוֹזָבָד, Jehovah given; Sept. Ι᾿ωζαβάδ, but Ι᾿ωζαβέδ in 2 Chronicles 24, 26), the name of three men. (See JOZABAD).

1. The second son of Obed-edom (q.v.), the Levitical gate keeper of the Temple (1 Chronicles 26:4). B.C. 1014.

2. The last named of Jehoshaphat's generals (Josephus Ο᾿χόβατος, Ant. 8:15, 2) in command of (?) 180,000 troops (2 Chronicles 17:18). B.C. cir. 910.

3. Son of Shomer (or Shimrith, a Moabitess), one of the two servants who assassinated king Jehoash of Judah in that part of the city of Jerusalem called Millo (2 Kings 12:21; 2 Chronicles 24:26). B.C. 837.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Jehozabad'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/j/jehozabad.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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