Jehonathan

Jehonathan [N] [H] [S]

whom Jehovah gave.

  • One of the stewards of David's store-houses ( 1 Chronicles 27:25 ).

  • A Levite who taught the law to the people of Judah ( 2 Chronicles 17:8 ).

  • Nehemiah 12:18 .

    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 Jehonathan". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Jehonathan [N] [E] [S]

    gift of the Lord; gift of a dove
    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 'Jehonathan'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Jehonathan [N] [E] [H]

    (whom Jehovah gave ).

    1. Son of Uzziah; superintendent of certain of King Davids storehouses. ( 1 Chronicles 27:25 ) (B.C. 1014).
    2. One of the Levites who were sent by Jehoshaphat through the cities of Judah, with a book of the law, to teach the people. ( 2 Chronicles 17:8 ) (B.C. 910.)
    3. A priest, ( Nehemiah 12:18 ) the representative of the family of Shemaiah, ver. 6, when Joiakim was high priest. (B.C. after 536.)

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

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jehonathan'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    JEHONATHAN

    je-hon'-a-than (yehonathan, "Yahweh has given"):

    The name is the same as Jonathan: the Hebrew has the two forms for the same person sometimes; sometimes only one is found. See JONATHAN. The form "Jehonathan" occurs as follows in English Versions of the Bible:

    (1) A Levite who took part in teaching the Torah in the cities of Judah under Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 17:8 English Versions of the Bible and Hebrew).

    (2) Head of the priestly family of Shemaiah (Nehemiah 12:18 English Versions of the Bible and Hebrew).

    (3) the King James Version and Hebrew in 1 Chronicles 27:25; see JONATHAN, (7).


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