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Jozabad

Jozabad [N] [H] [S]

whom Jehovah bestows.

  • One of the Benjamite archers who joined David at Ziklag ( 1 Chronicles 12:4 ).

  • A chief of the tribe of Manasseh ( 1 Chronicles 12:20 ).

    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 Jozabad". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Jozabad [N] [E] [S]

    same as Josabad
    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 'Jozabad'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Jozabad [N] [E] [H]

    (Jehovah justifies ).

    1. A captain of the thousands of Manasseh, who deserted to David before the battle of Gilboa. ( 1 Chronicles 12:20 ) (B.C. 1053.)
    2. A hero of Manasseh, like the preceding. ( 1 Chronicles 12:20 )
    3. A Levite in the reign of Hezekiah. ( 2 Chronicles 31:13 ) (B.C. 726.)
    4. A chief Levite in the reign of Josiah. ( 2 Chronicles 35:9 )
    5. A Levite, son of Jeshua, in the days of Ezra. ( Ezra 8:33 ) (B.C. 459.) Probably identical with No. 7.
    6. A priest of the sons of Pashur, who had married a foreign wife. ( Ezra 10:22 )
    7. A Levite among those who returned with Ezra and had married foreign wives. He is probably identical with Jozabad the Levite, ( Nehemiah 8:7 ) and with Jozabad who presided over the outer work of the temple. ( Nehemiah 11:16 ) (B.C. 459.)

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

    JOZABAD

    joz'-a-bad (yozabhadh, "Yahweh has bestowed"):

    (1) A Gederathite, and one of David's recruits at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:4)). He is named with the Benjamites, but possibly he was a native of the town Gedara in Southern Judah. See Curtis, Chronicles, 196.

    (2), (3) Two Manassite captains who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:20 (Hebrew 21)).

    (4) A Levite overseer in Hezekiah's time (2 Chronicles 31:13); may be the ancestor of the chief of the priests in 2 Chronicles 35:9 = "Joram" of 1 Esdras 1:9.

    (5) A Levite (Ezra 8:33), mentioned again probably in Ezra 10:23; Nehemiah 8:7; 11:16. The name in 1 Esdras 8:63 ( = Ezra 8:33) is "Josabdus" (the King James Version "Josabad").

    (6) A priest who had married a foreign wife Ezra 10:22) = "Ocidelus" of 1 Esdras 9:22.


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