Character Study on Jehozabad

Character Study on Jehozabad

2 Kings 12: For Jozachar the son of Shimeath, and Jehozabad the son of Shomer, his servants, smote him, and he died; and they buried him with his fathers in the city of David: and Amaziah his son reigned in his stead.
1 Chronicles 26: Moreover the sons of Obededom were, Shemaiah the firstborn, Jehozabad the second, Joah the third, and Sacar the fourth, and Nethaneel the fifth,
2 Chronicles 17: And next him was Jehozabad, and with him an hundred and fourscore thousand ready prepared for the war.
2 Chronicles 24: And these are they that conspired against him; Zabad the son of Shimeath an Ammonitess, and Jehozabad the son of Shimrith a Moabitess.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Jehozabad
(jih hahz' uh bad) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh bestowed.” 1. One of conspirators who killed King Joash of Judah (2 Kings 12:21 ). 2 . Porter or doorkeeper under King David (1 Chronicles 26:4 ). 3 . Military commander under King Jehoshaphat of Judah about 860 B.C. (2 Chronicles 17:18 ). See Jozabad .

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Jehozabad
1. 1 Chronicles 26:4; 1 Chronicles 26:15; Nehemiah 12:25, margin

2. 2 Chronicles 17:18.

3. Slew Joash: 2 Kings 12:21; 2 Chronicles 24:26.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Jehozabad
The Lord's dowry; having a dowry
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Jehozabad
1. Son of Shomer, or Shimrith: he, with Jozachar, slew Joash king of Judah. 2 Kings 12:21 ; 2 Chronicles 24:26 .

2. Son of Obedadom, a Korhite. 1 Chronicles 26:4 .

3. A Benjamite, captain of king Jehoshaphat. 2 Chronicles 17:18 .

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Jehozabad
JEHOZABAD. 1. One of the servants of king Joash who conspired against his master and joined in his assassination ( 2 Kings 12:21 = 2 Chronicles 24:26 ). 2. A Benjamite chief ( 2 Chronicles 17:18 ). 3. A Levitical family ( 1 Chronicles 26:4 ). A shortened form of the name is Jozabad (wh. see).

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Jehozabad
Jehovah-given.
The son of Obed-edom (1 Chronicles 26:4 ), one of the Levite porters.



The son of Shomer, one of the two conspirators who put king Jehoash to death in Millo in Jerusalem (2 Kings 12:21 ).



2 Chronicles 17:18 .


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Shomer - Father of Jehozabad. (See SHIMRITH Keil conjectures that Shomer is a transcriber's error from omitting -th , or else that Shomer was grandfather of Jehozabad
Shim'Rith - (feminine of Shimri, vigilant ), a Moabitess, mother of Jehozabad, one of the assassins of King Joash
Shimeath - we ought to read Jehozabad , and undoubtedly Jozacar and Jehozabad are identical, and by scribal repetition (dittography) we have the two really identical names and the varying forms Shimeath , Shimrith , and Shomer . are certainly later embellishments of the story, and Shimeath was probably the father of the one murderer, Jehozabad, and an Israelite
Shomer -
The mother of Jehozabad, who murdered Joash (2 Kings 12:21 ); called also Shimrith, a Moabitess (2 Chronicles 24:26 )
Jozabad - (jahz' uh bad) Short form of personal name Jehozabad meaning, “Yah gave. (2 Kings 12:21 , where Hebrew text says Jozabad, son of Shimeath and Jehozabad, son of Amaziah, but many Hebrew manuscripts read the first name of Jozachar). 2 Chronicles 24:26 reads “Zabad son of Shimeath” and Jehozabad son of Shimrith. See Jehozabad ; Joash
Jozachar - See Jehozabad ; Jozabad
Shomer - The parent of Jehozabad
Moabitess - Prominent women from Moab include Ruth (Ruth 1:22 ; Ruth 2:2 ,Ruth 2:2,2:21 ; Ruth 4:5 ,Ruth 4:5,4:10 ), some of Solomon's wives (1 Kings 11:1 ), and the mother of Jehozabad (2 Chronicles 24:26 )
Jehozabad - Jehozabad
Jozacar - In 2 Kings 12:21 it is said that Jozacar ben-Shimeath and Jehozabad ben-Shomer murdered Joash
Sho'Mer - (1 Chronicles 7:34 ) ... The father (mother ?) of Jehozabad who slew King Joash
za'Bad - ... Son of Shimeath, an Ammonitess; an assassin who, with Jehozabad, slew King Joash, according to (2 Chronicles 24:26 ) (B
Marriage - Among the common people there must have been other cases similar to Naomi’s ( Ruth 1:4 ): Bathsheba ( 2 Samuel 11:8 ), Hiram ( 1 Kings 7:14 ), Amasa ( 1 Chronicles 2:17 ), Jehozabad ( 2 Chronicles 24:26 ) are the children of mixed marriages