Jehoshaphat


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Jehoshaphat

(jēhŏsh`əfăt), In the Bible, king of Judah (c.873–849 B.C.), son and successor of AsaAsa
, in the Bible, king of Judah, son and successor of Abijah. He was a good king, zealous in his extirpation of idols. When Baasha of Israel took Ramah (a few miles N of Jerusalem), Asa bought the help of Benhadad of Damascus and recaptured Ramah. His son Jehoshaphat succeeded him.
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 (1.) He continued his father's religious reforms. He was an ally of Ahab, who was king of Israel, and his successors, and he was the first king of Judah to make a treaty with the kingdom of Israel. He was succeeded by his son, JehoramJehoram
or Joram
, in the Bible. 1 Son of Ahab, king of Israel (c.852–841 B.C.), brother and successor of Ahaziah (1.) He enlisted the support of Jehoshaphat of Judah to put down a revolt in Moab.
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 (2.) The Valley of Jehoshaphat, mentioned in the Book of Joel as a place of judgment, has been identified by tradition with the northern extension of the vale of Kidron to the E of Jerusalem.

Jehoshaphat

destroyed idols; adjured men to follow God. [O.T.: II Chronicles 17:3–6; 19:9–11]

Jehoshaphat

Old Testament
1. the king of Judah (?873--?849 bc) (I Kings 22:41--50)
2. the site of Jehovah's apocalyptic judgment upon the nations (Joel 4:14)
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Lundbom thinks it may go back as far as Jehoshaphat in the ninth century or Hezekiah in the eighth century.
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Situated between the Mount of Olives and the Mount of Contempt, it is also known as the Valley of Jehoshaphat where, according to the Book of Joel, the Almighty will sit on resurrection day "to judge all the heathen round about".
In the second instance, he points to the histories and notable acts of Hezekiah, Jehoshaphat, and Josiah who "did destroye all monuments of idolatrie, did punishe to death the teachers of it, and removed frome office and honors suche as were mainteiners of those abominations" (399).
Before sunrise on Palm Sunday the patriarch and clergy, holding the True Cross, walked from Bethany towards the city, while another procession bearing palms came from the Temple Mount to meet the patriarch in the Valley of Jehoshaphat. Together they opened the Golden Gate and processed around the lesser temples before praying in the Temple of the Lord.
It was at Tekoa that King Jehoshaphat gathered his army to repel a Moabite invasion some twenty-eight centuries ago.
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Indeed, the exegete who reads about events that took place around the Jordan, in Jericho, Jerusalem, or the Valley of Jehoshaphat and has no conception of the nature of these places will not be able to penetrate even the very rind of Scripture.