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Joash

Joash Shoots the Arrow of the Lord's Deliverance
"Joash Shoots the Arrow of the Lord's Deliverance" William Dyce 1806-1864

Meaning: Whom Jehovah bestowed.

(1) A contracted form of Jehoash, the father of Gideon (Judg. 6:11, 29; 8:13, 29, 32).

(2) One of the Benjamite archers who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:3).

(3) One of King Ahab's sons (1 Kings 22:26).

(4) King of Judah (2 Kings 11:2; 12:19, 20). (See JEHOASH)

(5) King of Israel (2 Kings 13:9, 12, 13, 25). (See JEHOASH)

(6) 1 Chr. 7:8.

(7) One who had charge of the royal stores of oil under David and Solomon (1 Chr. 27:28).



Abbreviations
Arab. = Abbreviation for "Arabic". Used to denote the Arabic variation of a word.
A.V. = Authorized Version of the Bible; same as King James Version; published in 1611
Gr. = Abbreviation for "Greek". Used to denote the Greek variation of a word.
Heb. = Abbreviation for "Hebrew". Used to denote the Hebrew variation of a word.
Lat. = Abbreviation for "Latin". Used to denote the Latin variation of a word.
LXX = The symbol employed for the Septuagint, a Greek translation of the Old Testament.
MSS. = Abbreviation for "Manuscripts".
q.v. = Abbreviation for the Latin phrase quod vide 'which see'. It is used to direct a reader to another part of a book for more information.
R.V. = Revised Version of the Bible; published in 1881-1885
source: Matthew George Easton; edited by Bible-Library.com
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