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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Additionally, the Bible relates that King Jehoshaphat of Judah was connected to Ahab through marriage (II Chron.
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.
It was at Tekoa that King Jehoshaphat gathered his army to repel a Moabite invasion some twenty-eight centuries ago.
weapons of destruction, which were not known in the days of Jehoshaphat," Hunt provided the epitome of a biblical American history.
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.
Clearly a lust for bribes is so great a curse that if it should occupy the mind of judge, Jehoshaphat did not prohibit it for nothing with such great earnestness from the judges (2 Chron.
Also tomorrow, Jehoshaphat Praise & Worship celebration will be at Shiloh Pentecostal church, Aston, starting at 7pm.
Colleagues, former students, and friends of Scottish Hebrew Bible scholar Auld present 30 essays on such topics as historiography and theodicy in the Old Testament, The Chronicle of the Kings of Judah as a source of the Deuteronomistic history, the use of dor in Psalms 14 and 24, the trouble with King Jehoshaphat, the notion of Jerusalem as a holy city, and the biblical exegesis of Hebrew roots in the Septuagint.
And later, "Then you come to a church in the Valley of Jehoshaphat where is the tomb of the glorious Virgin very deep down, forty-eight steps leading to it" (Guidebook to Palestine 12, 18).
George Jehoshaphat Mountain, fils de Jacob, avait succede au second eveque de Quebec, Charles James Stewart, en 1837.
As it is said, 'I will gather all the nations and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat and I will enter into judgement with them there for My people Israel' (Joel 3:2), 'Egypt shall be a desolation and Edom shall be a desolate wilderness, for the theft against the children of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land' (ibid 19).