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Jehonathan

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.