Jehosheba

Jehosheba

(jēhŏsh`ēbə), in the Bible, daughter of King Jehoram of Judah and aunt of King JehoashJehoash
or Joash
, in the Bible. 1 King of Israel, son and successor of Jehoahaz. He was generally successful in a war with Damascus, and he conquered Amaziah of Judah. He was succeeded by his son Jeroboam II. 2 King of Judah, son of Ahaziah (2.
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. She married the high priest Jehoiada. She also appears as Jehoshabeath.
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Jehosheba

secretes future king, Joash, from Athaliah’s slaughter. [O.T.: II Kings 11:2; II Chronicles 22:11]
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A less-known instance involves Jehosheba, princess daughter of King Jorah (Ahaziah's sister), who hid Joash, son of Ahaziah, and a nurse in a bedroom for six years, sparing him from slaughter (2 Kgs 11:1-3).