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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3077 - יְהוֹיָדָע
Jehoiada = “Jehovah knows”
1) father of Benaiah, David’s mighty warrior
2) leader of the priests who joined David at Hebron
3) high priest at the time of Athaliah’s usurpation of the throne of Judah; hid Joash, the king’s son, for six years and eventually replaced him on the throne of Judah
4) second priest, or sagan, to Seraiah the high priest
יְהוֹיָדָע m. (“whom Jehovah cared for”), [Jehoiada], pr.n. of a priest who held great authority in the kingdom of Samaria [prop. in Judæa], 2 Kings 11:4 [also contr. יוֹיָדָע].
the Second Week of Advent