Holman Bible Dictionary 
2. Man from Gederah in tribe of Benjamin who joined David as he fled from King Saul ( 1 Chronicles 12:4 ). 3 . Two men of tribe of Manasseh who joined David at Ziklag as he fled from Saul ( 1 Chronicles 12:20 ). 4 . Priest who promised Ezra he would divorce his foreign wife to prevent temptation of foreign worship from invading Israel ( Ezra 10:22 ). 5 . Priest who witnessed transfer of gold Ezra's party brought from Babylon to the Temple in Jerusalem ( Ezra 8:33 ), though a Hebrew manuscript reads Jonadab here. 6. Levite with foreign wife Ezra condemned ( Ezra 10:23 ). 7 . Levite who helped the people understand God's law as Ezra read it ( Nehemiah 8:7 ). 8 . Levite in charge of external affairs of the Temple ( Nehemiah 11:16 ). 9 . A supervisor of Temple treasures under Hezekiah about 715 B.C. ( 2 Chronicles 31:13 ). He helped give Levites animals to sacrifice at Passover ( 2 Chronicles 35:9 ).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible 
Jozabad 1. 2. 3. Three of David’s heroes ( 1 Chronicles 12:4; 1 Chronicles 12:20 bis ). 4. The eponym of a Levitical family ( 2 Chronicles 31:13; 2 Chronicles 35:9 [ Esther 1:9 Esther 1:9 Joram ]). 5. A priest who had married a foreign wife ( Ezra 10:22 [ Esther 9:22 Esther 9:22 Ocidelus ]). 6. A Levite ( Ezra 8:33 [ 1Es 8:63 Josabdus ] Ezra 10:23 [ Esther 9:23 Esther 9:23 Jozabdus ]). 7. An expounder of the Law ( Nehemiah 8:7 [ 1Es 9:48 Jozabdus ]). 8. An inhabitant of Jerusalem ( Nehemiah 11:16 ).
Smith's Bible Dictionary 
Joz'abad. (Jehovah Justifies).
1. A captain of the thousands of Manasseh, who deserted to David before the battle of Gilboa. 1 Chronicles 12:20. (B.C. 1053).
2. A hero of Manasseh, like Jozabad, 1 . 1 Chronicles 12:20.
3. A Levite, in the reign of Hezekiah. 2 Chronicles 31:13. (B.C. 726).
4. A chief Levite, in the reign of Josiah. 2 Chronicles 35:9.
5. A Levite, son of Jeshua, in the days of Ezra. Ezra 8:33. (B.C. 459). Probably identical with Jozabad, 7 .
6. A priest, of the sons of Pashur, who had married a foreign wife. Ezra 10:22.
7. A Levite, among those who returned with Ezra, and had married foreign wives. He is probably identical with Jozabad, the Levite, Nehemiah 8:7, and with Jozabad, who presided over the outer work of the Temple. Nehemiah 11:16. (B.C. 459).
Morrish Bible Dictionary 
1,2. Two of the tribe of Manasseh who resorted to David at Ziklag. 1 Chronicles 12:20 .
3. Levite in the days of Hezekiah 2 Chronicles 31:13 .
4. A chief of the Levites in the days of Josiah. 2 Chronicles 35:9 .
5. Son of Jeshua, a Levite: he helped to weigh the vessels of the sanctuary. Ezra 8:33 .
6,7. A priest and a Levite who had taken strange wives. Ezra 10:22,23 .
8. One who assisted in explaining the law. Nehemiah 8:7 .
9. A chief of the Levites who returned from exile. Nehemiah 11:16 .
Easton's Bible Dictionary 
Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Jozabad'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/j/jozabad.html. 1897.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary 
1. 1 Chronicles 12:20.
2. 2 Chronicles 31:13.
3. 2 Chronicles 35:9.
4. Ezra 8:33.
5. Ezra 10:22.
6. Nehemiah 8:7; Nehemiah 11:16.
Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature 
(Heb. Yozabad', יוֹזָבָד , a contraction for JEHOZABAD; Sept. Ι᾿Ωζαβάδ , but sometimes in Chronicles Ι᾿Ωζαβάθ v.r. Ι᾿Ωζαβαίθ , Ι᾿Εζεβούθ ; also Ι᾿Ωσαβέδ or Ι᾿Ωσαβάδ in Nehemiah; Auth. Vers. "Josabad" in 1 Chronicles 12:4), the name of several men.
1. A Gederathite, one of the famous Benjamite archers who joined David at Ziklag ( 1 Chronicles 12:4). B.C. 1055.
2. A chiliarch of Manasseh, who reinforced David on retreating to Zildag ( 1 Chronicles 12:20), B.C. 1053.
3. Another chiliarch of Manasseh, who deserted Saul's cause for that of David when he made Ziklag his residence ( 1 Chronicles 12:20); it is possible, however, that the name has been erroneously repeated for the preceding. B.C. 1053.
4. Probably a Levite, one of the persons charged with the care of the Temple offerings under the superintendence of Cononiah and Shimei, at the reformation by Hezekiah ( 2 Chronicles 31:13). B.C. 726.
5. One of the chief Levites who made offerings for the renewal of the Temple services under Josiah ( 2 Chronicles 35:9). B.C. 623.
6. A son of Jeshua, and one of the Levites who took account of the precious metals and vessels offered for the Temple by the Israelites who declined personally to return from the captivity ( Ezra 8:33). B.C. 459. He was probably the same with one of the chief Levites who "had the oversight of the outward matters of the house of God" after the reestablishment at Jerusalem ( Nehemiah 11:16). B.C. cir. 440. He was possibly identical with No. 8.
7. An Israelite, one of the "sons" of Pashur, who divorced his Gentile wife after the exile ( Ezra 10:22). B.C. 459.
8. One of the Levite who divorced his heathen wife after the return from Babylon ( Ezra 10:23). B.C. 459. He is probably identical with one of the Levites who assisted Ezra in expounding the Law to the people assembled in the Tyropoeon ( Nehemiah 8:7). B.C. cir. 410.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia 
joz´a - bad ( יוזבד , yōzābhādh , "Yahweh has bestowed"):
(1) A G ederathite, and one of David's recruits at Ziklag ( 1 Chronicles 12:4 (Hebrew 5)). He is named with the Benjamites, but possibly he was a native of the town Gedara in Southern Judah. See Curtis, Chronicles, 196.
(2), (3) Two Manassite captains who joined David at Ziklag ( 1 Chronicles 12:20 (Hebrew 21)).
(4) A L evite overseer in Hezekiah's time ( 2 Chronicles 31:13 ); may be the ancestor of the chief of the priests in 2 Chronicles 35:9 = "Joram" of 1 Esdras 1:9.
(5) A L evite ( Ezra 8:33 ), mentioned again probably in Ezra 10:23; Nehemiah 8:7; Nehemiah 11:16 . The name in 1 Esdras 8:63 ( = Ezra 8:33 ) is "Josabdus" (the King James Version "Josabad").
(6) A priest who had married a foreign wife Ezra 10:22 ) = "Ocidelus" of 1 Esdras 9:22.
- Jozabad from Holman Bible Dictionary
- Jozabad from Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
- Jozabad from Smith's Bible Dictionary
- Jozabad from Morrish Bible Dictionary
- Jozabad from Easton's Bible Dictionary
- Jozabad from Fausset's Bible Dictionary
- Jozabad from Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
- Jozabad from International Standard Bible Encyclopedia