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.
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.
S00 MILLIONThe then Head of Public Service Francis Muthaura ordered that Dr Musau be replaced by one of her deputies, Clinical Services Director Jotham Micheni, in an acting capacity.
The letter is signed by Chairman Bernard Chahilu, Secretary Hezekiah Kisali and Treasurer Jotham Savatia.
Jesus J Moran, CEO, Worldcob; Jotham Thommy and Nicola Caffaro, director of International Relations.
Meekan, Samuel Pickering and Jotham Ninef, 'Prospects for whale shark conservation in Eastern Indonesia through Bajo traditional ecological knowledge and community-based monitoring', Conservation and society 10, 1 (2012): 68.
Non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) promote glucose intolerance by changing the composition of gut bacteria, according to a 2014 Nature article by Jotham Suez and colleagues.
Jotham, the youngest, is the only son of Gideon left alive; and before Abimelech attacks his own subjects, Jotham recites a parable (ending in a curse) to the people of Shechem.