Bible Names H-M: Jehonathan
Jehonathan in Easton's Bible Dictionary
whom Jehovah gave. (1.) One of the stewards of David's
store-houses (1 Chr. 27:25).
(2.) A Levite who taught the law to the people of
(3.) Neh. 12:18.
Jehonathan in Hitchcock's Bible Names
gift of the Lord; gift of a dove
Jehonathan in Naves Topical Bible
-1. An overseer of David's storehouses
-2. A Levite sent to instruct the people in the law
-3. An obscure priest
Jehonathan in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(whom Jehovah gave).
1. Son of Uzziah; superintendent of certain of King
David's storehouses. 1Ch 27:25 (B.C. 1014).
2. One of the Levites who were sent by Jehoshaphat
through the cities of Judah, with a book of the law, to teach
the people. 2Ch 17:8 (B.C. 910.)
3. A priest, Ne 12:18 the representative of the family
of Shemaiah, ver. 6, when Joiakim was high priest. (B.C. after
Jehonathan in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
je-hon'-a-than (yehonathan, "Yahweh has given"): The name is
the same as Jonathan: the Hebrew has the two forms for the
same person sometimes; sometimes only one is found. See
JONATHAN. The form "Jehonathan" occurs as follows in English
Versions of the Bible:
(1) A Levite who took part in teaching the Torah in the cities
of Judah under Jehoshaphat (2 Ch 17:8 English Versions of the
Bible and Hebrew).
(2) Head of the priestly family of Shemaiah (Neh 12:18 English
Versions of the Bible and Hebrew).
(3) the King James Version and Hebrew in 1 Ch 27:25; see
Jehonathan Scripture - 1 Chronicles 27:25
And over the king's treasures [was] Azmaveth the son of Adiel:
and over the storehouses in the fields, in the cities, and in
the villages, and in the castles, [was] Jehonathan the son of
Jehonathan Scripture - 2 Chronicles 17:8
And with them [he sent] Levites, [even] Shemaiah, and
Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and
Jehonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijah, and Tobadonijah,
Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, priests.
Jehonathan Scripture - Nehemiah 12:18
Of Bilgah, Shammua; of Shemaiah, Jehonathan;
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