Jonadab in Easton's Bible Dictionary
=Jehon'adab. (1.) The son of Rechab, and founder of the
Rechabites (q.v.), 2 Kings 10:15; Jer. 35:6, 10.
(2.) The son of Shimeah, David's brother (2 Sam.
13:3). He was
"a very subtil man."
Jonadab in Hitchcock's Bible Names
who gives liberally
Jonadab in Naves Topical Bible
-1. Nephew of David
His complicity with Amnon in his rape of Tamar
Comforts David upon the death of Amnon
-2. Also called JEHONADAB
A Rechabite and companion of Jehu
His sons refuse to drink wine in obedience to his command
Jonadab in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(whom Jehovah impels).
1. Son of Shimeah and nephew of David. (B.C. 1033.) He
is described as "very subtle." 2Sa 13:3 His age naturally made
him the friend of his cousin Amnon, heir to the throne. 2Sa
13:3 He gave him the fatal advice for ensnaring his sister
Tamar. ch 2Sa 13:5,6 Again, when, in a later stage of the same
tragedy, Amnon was murdered by Absalom, and the exaggerated
report reached David that all the princes were slaughtered,
Jonadab was already aware of the real state of the case. 2Sa
2. Jer 35:6,8,10,14,16,18,19 [JEHONADAB]
Jonadab in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
Jonadab in Wikipedia
Jonadab is the name of two men in the Hebrew Bible:
In 2 Samuel 13:3 Jonadab son of Shimeah is described as a
'very shrewd man' (NIV). He suggests to Amnon the plan he uses
to seduce Tamar, and is later implicated in the murder of
Amnon by Absalom.
In the Book of Jeremiah, Jonadab is the name given to
Jehovah's Witnesses use the terms Jehonadab and Jonadab to
refer to a class of people who survive Armageddon and live
forever on earth.
Jonadab Scripture - 2 Samuel 13:5
And Jonadab said unto him, Lay thee down on thy bed, and make
thyself sick: and when thy father cometh to see thee, say unto
him, I pray thee, let my sister Tamar come, and give me meat,
and dress the meat in my sight, that I may see [it], and eat
[it] at her hand.
Jonadab Scripture - Jeremiah 35:14
The words of Jonadab the son of Rechab, that he commanded his
sons not to drink wine, are performed; for unto this day they
drink none, but obey their father's commandment:
notwithstanding I have spoken unto you, rising early and
speaking; but ye hearkened not unto me.
Jonadab Scripture - Jeremiah 35:6
But they said, We will drink no wine: for Jonadab the son of
Rechab our father commanded us, saying, Ye shall drink no
wine, [neither ye], nor your sons for ever: