Jotham


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Jotham

(jō`thəm), in the Bible. 1 The only one of Gideon's sons not killed by Abimelech; noted for his parable of the trees electing the bramble to be their king. 2 King of Judah, son of Uzziah. He was a contemporary of Isaiah, Hosea, and Micah. His name is also spelled Joatham. 3 Descendant of Caleb.
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The hauling was not over till mid-day, and as the lumber was to be delivered to Andrew Hale, the Starkfield builder, it was really easier for Ethan to send Jotham Powell, the hired man, back to the farm on foot, and drive the load down to the village himself.
"If there's going to be any trouble I want to be there," was his vague reflection, as he threw to Jotham the unexpected order to unhitch the team and lead them back to the barn.
As if expecting a protest, she continued plaintively; "If you're too busy with the hauling I presume you can let Jotham Powell drive me over with the sorrel in time to ketch the train at the Flats."
"If I'd supposed you'd 'a' made any objection to Jotham Powell's driving me over-" she began again, as though his silence had implied refusal.
"Of course Jotham'll drive you over," Ethan roused himself to answer.
He knew that Zeena must be wondering why he did not offer to drive her to the Flats and let Jotham Powell take the lumber to Starkfield, and at first he could not think of a pretext for not doing so; then he said: "I'd take you over myself, only I've got to collect the cash for the lumber."
So, Jotham, I am told you have sold your betterments to a new settler, and have moved into the village and opened a school.
Due to his previous behaviour, Jotham also has an indefinite Asbo banning him from parts of Wales.
This location also suits the story of Jotham son of Jerubaal (identified with Gideon).
Months later, Julie and her boys Joash, five, and three-year-old Jotham are still waiting to hear if they can stay.
Editha, 37, who gave birth to the couple's son Jotham on Christmas Day, has been forced to take the baby back to her family in the Philippines for safety.
Hamlet Ben Whishaw Claudius Tom Mannion Gertrude Imogen Stubbs Laertes Rory Kinnear Ophelia Samantha Whittaker Polonius Nicholas Jones Fortinbras Tom Mison Rosencrantz Kevin Wathen Guildenstern Edward Hughes With: Al Weaver, Jack Laskey, James Simmons, Jotham Annan, Lewis Barfoot, Sidney Livingstone, Samuel Roukin.