Joash (Joh´ash)

Also Jehoash. 1 The youngest son of Ahaziah, king of Judah (835–796[8?] BCE). After Ahaziah’s death, his mother, Athaliah, had all his children killed. However, Joash, an infant, was saved and kept hidden in the Temple for six years (2Kgs 11:3; 2Chr 22:11-12). The priest Jehoiada anointed him king and had Athaliah slain (2Chr 23:1-15). 2 The son of Jehoahaz and king of Israel (801–785 BCE). During his reign, Israel regained captured cities (2Kgs 13:25). 3 An Abiezrite, the father of Gideon the judge, who defended his son’s destruction of the Baal altar (Judg 6:11; Judg 6:29-31). 4 The son of Ahab, king of Israel, in whose co-custody the prophet Micaiah’s imprisonment was entrusted (1Kgs 22:26). 5 A son of Shelah, the son of Judah (1Chr 4:21-22). 6 The brother of Ahiezer and son of Shemaah of Gibeah; one of the “mighty warriors” who came to David at Ziklag (1Chr 12:1-3).

2Kgs 11:3

3he remained with her six years, hidden in the house of the Lord, while Athaliah reigned over the land.

2Chr 22:11-12

11But Jehoshabeath, the king's daughter, took Joash son of Ahaziah, and stole him away from among the king's children who were about to be killed; she put him a ... View more

2Chr 23:1-15

1But in the seventh year Jehoiada took courage, and entered into a compact with the commanders of the hundreds, Azariah son of Jeroham, Ishmael son of Jehohanan ... View more

2Kgs 13:25

25Then Jehoash son of Jehoahaz took again from Ben-hadad son of Hazael the towns that he had taken from his father Jehoahaz in war. Three times Joash defeated h ... View more

Judg 6:11

The Call of Gideon
11Now the angel of the Lord came and sat under the oak at Ophrah, which belonged to Joash the Abiezrite, as his son Gideon was beating out wh ... View more

Judg 6:29-31

29So they said to one another, “Who has done this?” After searching and inquiring, they were told, “Gideon son of Joash did it.”30Then the townspeople said to J ... View more

1Kgs 22:26

26The king of Israel then ordered, “Take Micaiah, and return him to Amon the governor of the city and to Joash the king's son,

1Chr 4:21-22

21The sons of Shelah son of Judah: Er father of Lecah, Laadah father of Mareshah, and the families of the guild of linen workers at Beth-ashbea;22and Jokim, and ... View more

1Chr 12:1-3

David's Followers in the Wilderness
1The following are those who came to David at Ziklag, while he could not move about freely because of Saul son of Kish; they ... View more

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