Jehoshaphat

Jehoshaphat (Ji-hosh´uh-fat; Heb., “Yah[weh] establishes justice”; also Joshaphat)

1 The son of Ahilud, “recorder” under David (2Sam 8:16; 2Sam 20:24; 1Chr 18:15) and Solomon (1Kgs 4:3). 2 The son of Paruah, an officer in Issachar under Solomon (1Kgs 4:17). 3 King of Judah (1Chr 3:10; Matt 1:8). He succeeded his father, Asa, on the throne (1Kgs 15:24; 1Kgs 22:41-46) and reigned twenty-five years, ca. 873–848 BCE. He is shown in (1Kgs 22) as the subordinate ally with the Israelite king Ahab (1Kgs 22:20; 2Chr 18; 2Chr 18:1-3). 4 The father of Jehu, king of Israel (2Kgs 9:2; 2Kgs 9:14), and son of Nimshi, elsewhere described as Jehu’s father (1Kgs 19:16; 2Kgs 9:20; 2Chr 22:7).

2Sam 8:16

16Joab son of Zeruiah was over the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was recorder;

2Sam 20:24

24Adoram was in charge of the forced labor; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was the recorder;

1Chr 18:15

15Joab son of Zeruiah was over the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was recorder;

1Kgs 4:3

3Elihoreph and Ahijah sons of Shisha were secretaries; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was recorder;

1Kgs 4:17

17Jehoshaphat son of Paruah, in Issachar;

1Chr 3:10

10The descendants of Solomon: Rehoboam, Abijah his son, Asa his son, Jehoshaphat his son,

Matt 1:8

8and Asaph the father of Jehoshaphat, and Jehoshaphat the father of Joram, and Joram the father of Uzziah,

1Kgs 15:24

24Then Asa slept with his ancestors, and was buried with his ancestors in the city of his father David; his son Jehoshaphat succeeded him.

1Kgs 22:41-46

Jehoshaphat Reigns over Judah
41Jehoshaphat son of Asa began to reign over Judah in the fourth year of King Ahab of Israel.42Jehoshaphat was thirty-five years o ... View more

1Kgs 22

Joint Campaign with Judah against Aram
1For three years Aram and Israel continued without war.2But in the third year King Jehoshaphat of Judah came down to the ... View more

1Kgs 22:20

20And the Lord said, ‘Who will entice Ahab, so that he may go up and fall at Ramoth-gilead?’ Then one said one thing, and another said another,

2Chr 18

Micaiah Predicts Failure
1Now Jehoshaphat had great riches and honor; and he made a marriage alliance with Ahab.2After some years he went down to Ahab in Samari ... View more

2Chr 18:1-3

Micaiah Predicts Failure
1Now Jehoshaphat had great riches and honor; and he made a marriage alliance with Ahab.2After some years he went down to Ahab in Samari ... View more

2Kgs 9:2

2When you arrive, look there for Jehu son of Jehoshaphat, son of Nimshi; go in and get him to leave his companions, and take him into an inner chamber.

2Kgs 9:14

Joram of Israel Killed
14Thus Jehu son of Jehoshaphat son of Nimshi conspired against Joram. Joram with all Israel had been on guard at Ramoth-gilead against Ki ... View more

1Kgs 19:16

16Also you shall anoint Jehu son of Nimshi as king over Israel; and you shall anoint Elisha son of Shaphat of Abel-meholah as prophet in your place.

2Kgs 9:20

20Again the sentinel reported, “He reached them, but he is not coming back. It looks like the driving of Jehu son of Nimshi; for he drives like a maniac.”

2Chr 22:7

7But it was ordained by God that the downfall of Ahaziah should come about through his going to visit Joram. For when he came there he went out with Jehoram to ... View more

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