Joah

Joah [N] [H] [S]

Jehovah his brother; i.e., helper.

  • One of the sons of Obed-edom ( 1 Chronicles 26:4 ), a Korhite porter.

  • A Levite of the family of Gershom ( 1 Chronicles 6:21 ), probably the same as Ethan (42).

  • The son of Asaph, and "recorder" (q.v.) or chronicler to King Hezekiah ( 2 Kings 18:18 2 Kings 18:26 2 Kings 18:37 ).

  • Son of Joahaz, and "recorder" (q.v.) or keeper of the state archives under King Josiah ( 2 Chronicles 34:8 ).

    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 Joah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Joah [N] [E] [S]

    fraternity; brother of the Lord
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
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    Bibliography Information

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

    Joah [N] [E] [H]

    (whose brother (i.e. helper) is Jehovah ).

    1. The son of Asaph,a nd chronicler or keeper of the records to Hezekiah. ( Isaiah 36:3 Isaiah 36:11 Isaiah 36:22 ) (B.C. 776.)
    2. The son or grandson of Zimmah, a Gershonite. ( 1 Chronicles 6:21 )
    3. The third son of Obed-edom, ( 1 Chronicles 26:4 ) a Korhite, and one of the doorkeepers appointed by David. (B.C. 1014.)
    4. A Gershonite, the son of Zeimmah and father of Eden. ( 2 Chronicles 29:12 )
    5. The son of Joahaz, and annalist or keeper of the records to Josiah. ( 2 Chronicles 34:8 ) (B.C. 623.)

    [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 'Joah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    JOAH

    jo'-a (yo'ach, "Yahweh is brother"):

    (1) Son of Asaph and recorder under King Hezekiah (2 Kings 18:18,26; Isaiah 36:3,11,22); he was one of the 3 officers sent by the king to speak to the Assyrian envoys at the siege of Jerusalem (circa 701 BC).

    (2) In 1 Chronicles 6:21 (Hebrew 6); 2 Chronicles 29:12, a Levite (son of Zimmah) = "Ethan" of 1 Chronicles 6:42 (Hebrew 27).

    (3) a son of Obed-edom (1 Chronicles 26:4).

    (4) Son of Joahaz and recorder under King Josiah (2 Chronicles 34:8).


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