Jahaziel

Jahaziel [N] [H] [S]

beheld by God.

  • The third son of Hebron ( 1 Chronicles 23:19 ).

  • A Benjamite chief who joined David at Ziklag ( 1 Chronicles 12:4 ).

  • A priest who accompanied the removal of the ark to Jerusalem ( 1 Chronicles 16:6 ).

  • The son of Zechariah, a Levite of the family of Asaph ( 2 Chronicles 20:14-17 ). He encouraged Jehoshaphat against the Moabites and Ammonites.

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Jahaziel". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Jahaziel [N] [E] [S]

    seeing God
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Jahaziel'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    JAHAZIEL

    ja-ha'-zi-el (yachazi'el, "God sees"):

    (1) In 1 Chronicles 12:4 (Hebrew 5), one of David's recruits at Ziklag, a Benjamite or maybe a Judean.

    (2) In 1 Chronicles 16:6, one of two priests appointed by David to sound trumpets before the ark on its journey to Jerusalem. The Septuagint's Codex Vaticanus and Codex Alexandrinus, read "Uzziel."

    (3) In 1 Chronicles 23:19; 24:23, a Levite, "son" of Hebron, a Kohathite. Kittel, following the Septuagint, reads "Uzziel."

    (4) In 2 Chronicles 20:14, an Asaphite, son of Zechariah. He encouraged King Jehoshaphat of Judah and his subjects to fight against the Moabite and Ammonite invaders.

    (5) In Ezra 8:5, an ancestor of one of the families of the Restoration. Read probably "of the sons of Zattu, Sheconiah the son of Jahaziel," following 1 Esdras 8:32 (= Jezelus).

    David Francis Roberts


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'JAHAZIEL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.