Bible Names H-M: Jahaziel
Jahaziel in Easton's Bible Dictionary
beheld by God. (1.) The third son of Hebron (1 Chr. 23:19).
(2.) A Benjamite chief who joined David at Ziklag (1
(3.) A priest who accompanied the removal of the ark
Jerusalem (1 Chr. 16:6).
(4.) The son of Zechariah, a Levite of the family of
Chr. 20:14-17). He encouraged Jehoshaphat against the
Jahaziel in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Jahaziel in Naves Topical Bible
-1. A disaffected Israelite who joined David at Ziklag
-2. A priest
-3. Son of Hebron
1Ch 23:19; 24:23
-4. A Levite and a prophet
-5. A chief, or the father of a chief, among the exiles, who
returned from Babylon
Jahaziel in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(whom God watches over)
1. One of the heroes of Benjamin who joined David at
Ziklag. 1Ch 12:4 (B.C. 1055.)
2. A priest in the reign of David. 1Ch 16:6
3. A Kohathite Levite, third son of Hebron. 1Ch 23:19;
4. Son of Zechariah, a Levite of the Bene-Asaph in the
reign of Jehoshaphat. 2Ch 20:14 (B.C. 896.)
5. The "son of Jahaziel" was the chief of the Bene-
Shecaniah who returned from Babylon with Ezra. Ezr 8:5 (B.C.
Jahaziel in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
ja-ha'-zi-el (yachazi'el, "God sees"):
(1) In 1 Ch 12:4 (Hebrew 5), one of David's recruits at
Ziklag, a Benjamite or maybe a Judean.
(2) In 1 Ch 16:6, one of two priests appointed by David to
sound trumpets before the ark on its journey to Jerusalem. The
Septuagint's Codex Vaticanus and Codex Alexandrinus, read
(3) In 1 Ch 23:19; 24:23, a Levite, "son" of Hebron, a
Kohathite. Kittel, following the Septuagint, reads "Uzziel."
(4) In 2 Ch 20:14, an Asaphite, son of Zechariah. He
encouraged King Jehoshaphat of Judah and his subjects to fight
against the Moabite and Ammonite invaders.
(5) In Ezr 8:5, an ancestor of one of the families of the
Restoration. Read probably "of the sons of Zattu, Sheconiah
the son of Jahaziel," following 1 Esdras 8:32 (= Jezelus).
David Francis Roberts
Jahaziel in Wikipedia
Jahaziel or Chaziel the Levite was a prophet in the Hebrew
Bible. The name means "Beheld of God".
2 Chronicles 20 recounts a joint attack on Judah by the
nations of Moab, Ammon, and Edom in the time of King
Jehoshaphat. The King declared a fast to the LORD and prayed
for his help before the assembled nation.
Then the Spirit of the LORD came upon Jahaziel son of
Zechariah, the son of Benaiah, who declared the word of the
LORD, "The battle is not yours, but Godís", and concluding,
"Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Go out to face them
tomorrow, and the LORD will be with you."
The next morning, Jehosaphat led his people out, calling them
to have faith in the LORD, and leading them in praise. They
saw their enemies turn on each other, and returned to
Jerusalem in joy. After that, the kingdom of Jehoshaphat was
at peace, for his God had given him rest on every side.
Jahaziel Scripture - 1 Chronicles 12:4
And Ismaiah the Gibeonite, a mighty man among the thirty, and
over the thirty; and Jeremiah, and Jahaziel, and Johanan, and
Josabad the Gederathite,
Jahaziel Scripture - 1 Chronicles 23:19
Of the sons of Hebron; Jeriah the first, Amariah the second,
Jahaziel the third, and Jekameam the fourth.
Jahaziel Scripture - 2 Chronicles 20:14
Then upon Jahaziel the son of Zechariah, the son of Benaiah,
the son of Jeiel, the son of Mattaniah, a Levite of the sons
of Asaph, came the Spirit of the LORD in the midst of the
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