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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible [1]

JOAH. 1. Son of Asaph, and ‘recorder’ at Hezekiah’s court (  2 Kings 18:18;   2 Kings 18:26;   2 Kings 18:37 =   Isaiah 36:3;   Isaiah 36:11;   Isaiah 36:22 ). 2. A Levitical family name (  1 Chronicles 6:21 [apparently same as Ethan of   1 Chronicles 6:42 ],   2 Chronicles 29:12 ). 3. A Levite (  1 Chronicles 26:4 ). 4. Son of Joahaz, and ‘recorder’ at Josiah’s court (  2 Chronicles 34:8 ).

Smith's Bible Dictionary [2]

Jo'ah. (Whose Brother (that is, helper) Is Jehovah).

1. The son of Asaph, and chronicler or keeper, of the records to Hezekiah.  Isaiah 36:3;  Isaiah 36:11;  Isaiah 36:22. (B.C. 776).

2. The son or grandson of Zimmah, a Gershonite.  1 Chronicles 6:21.

3. The third son of Obed-edom,  1 Chronicles 26:4, a Korhite, and one of the doorkeepers, appointed by David. (B.C. 1014).

4. A Gershonite, the son of Zeimmah, and father of Eden.  2 Chronicles 29:12.

5. The son of Joahaz, and annalist or keeper, of the records to Josiah.  2 Chronicles 34:8. (B.C. 623).

Fausset's Bible Dictionary [3]

1. Asaph's son, Hezekiah's keeper of the records. One of the three sent to meet Rabshakeh ( Isaiah 36:3;  Isaiah 36:11-12).  Isaiah 36:2.  1 Chronicles 6:21. Ethan is substituted in  1 Chronicles 6:42.

3.  1 Chronicles 26:4.

4.  2 Chronicles 29:12.

5. Joahaz' son,"recorder" or annalist to Josiah; took part in repairing the temple ( 2 Chronicles 34:8).

Easton's Bible Dictionary [4]

  • Son of Joahaz, and "recorder" (q.v.) or keeper of the state archives under King Josiah ( 2 Chronicles 34:8 ).

    Copyright Statement These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., DD Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

    Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Joah'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/j/joah.html. 1897.

  • Morrish Bible Dictionary [5]

    1. Son of Asaph and an officer in the household of Hezekiah.  2 Kings 18:18,26,37;  Isaiah 36:3,11,22 .

    2. Son of Zimmah, a Gershonite.  1 Chronicles 6:21 .

    3. Son of Obed-edom, a Korhite.  1 Chronicles 26:4 .

    4. Son of Zimmah, a Gershonite.  2 Chronicles 29:12 .

    5. Son of Joahaz, and recorder: he was sent by Josiah to repair the temple.  2 Chronicles 34:8 .

    Holman Bible Dictionary [6]

     2 Kings 18:18 2 Kings 18:37 2 2 Chronicles 34:8 3 1 Chronicles 6:21 4 1 Chronicles 26:4 5 2 Chronicles 29:12

    Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature [7]

    (Heb. Yo Ä ch', יוֹאָח , Jehovah is his Brother , i.e. helper), the name of four men.

    1. (Sept. Ι᾿Ωαά v.r. ῾Ιωάθ ,Vulg. Joaha. ) The third son of Obed-edom (q.v.), appointed with his brethren to take charge of the sacred furniture ( 1 Chronicles 26:4). B.C. 1014.

    2. (Sept. Ι᾿Ωάχ v.r. Ι᾿Ωάβ , Ι᾿Ωάς , Ι᾿Ωαά ; but in 2 Chronicles first occurrence Ι᾿Ωά v.r. Ι᾿Ωδαάδ , second Ι᾿Ωαχά ; Vulg. Joah. ) A Levite of the family of Gershom, the son of Zimmah and father of Iddo ( 1 Chronicles 6:21); apparently the same elsewhere called ETHAN, and father of Adaiah ( 1 Chronicles 6:42). He is probably the same as the person who, with his son Eden, aided Hezekiah in his efforts at a religious reformation ( 2 Chronicles 29:12). B.C. 726.

    3. (Sept. Ι᾿Ωάς , in Isaiah Ι᾿Ωάχ , Vulg. Joahe. ) Son of Asaph and historiographer of king Hezekiah, who was one of the messengers that received the insulting message of Rabshakeh ( 2 Kings 18:18;  2 Kings 18:26;  2 Kings 18:37;  Isaiah 36:3;  Isaiah 36:11;  Isaiah 36:22). B.C. 712.

    4. (Sept. Ι᾿Ουάχ v.r. Ι᾿Ωάς , Vulg. Joha; Josephus Ι᾿Ωατής , Ant. 10, 4, 1.) Son of Joahaz and historiographer of king Josiah; he was one of the officers that superintended the repairs of the Temple ( 2 Chronicles 34:8). B.C. 623.

    International Standard Bible Encyclopedia [8]

    jō´a ( יואח , yō'āḥ , "Yahweh is brother"):

    (1) Son of Asaph and recorder under King Hezekiah ( 2 Kings 18:18 ,  2 Kings 18:26;  Isaiah 36:3 ,  Isaiah 36:11 ,  Isaiah 36:22 ); he was one of the 3 officers sent by the king to speak to the Assyrian envoys at the siege of Jerusalem (circa 701 BC).

    (2) In  1 Chronicles 6:21 (Hebrew 6);   2 Chronicles 29:12 , a Levite (son of Zimmah) = "Ethan" of  1 Chronicles 6:42 (Hebrew 27).

    (3) a son of Obed-edom ( 1 Chronicles 26:4 ).

    (4) Son of Joahaz and recorder under King Josiah ( 2 Chronicles 34:8 ).

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