Jehozabad (Ji-hoh´zuh-bad; Heb., “Yah[weh] is a gift” or “Yah[weh] has given”)

1 A retainer of King Joash of Judah who, with another retainer, Jozacar, assassinated the king (2Kgs 12:21; 2Chr 24:26); he was executed by Joash’s son Amaziah shortly after Amaziah took the throne (ca. 800? BCE; 2Kgs 14:5). 2 The son of Obed-edom; a Levite of the clan of Korah who shared responsibility for the south storehouse of the Temple during the reign of King David (1Chr 26:4; 1Chr 26:16). 3 A Benjaminite commander of 180,000 troops under King Jehoshaphat (2Chr 17:18).

2Kgs 12:21

21It was Jozacar son of Shimeath and Jehozabad son of Shomer, his servants, who struck him down, so that he died. He was buried with his ancestors in the city o ... View more

2Chr 24:26

26Those who conspired against him were Zabad son of Shimeath the Ammonite, and Jehozabad son of Shimrith the Moabite.

2Kgs 14:5

5As soon as the royal power was firmly in his hand he killed his servants who had murdered his father the king.

1Chr 26:4

4Obed-edom had sons: Shemaiah the firstborn, Jehozabad the second, Joah the third, Sachar the fourth, Nethanel the fifth,

1Chr 26:16

16For Shuppim and Hosah it came out for the west, at the gate of Shallecheth on the ascending road. Guard corresponded to guard.

2Chr 17:18

18and next to him Jehozabad with one hundred eighty thousand armed for war.

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