jozachar Summary and Overview
jozachar in Easton's Bible Dictionary
Jehovah-remembered, one of the two servants who assassinated Jehoash, the king of Judah, in Millo (2 Kings 12:21). He is called also Zabad (2 Chr. 24:26).
jozachar in Smith's Bible Dictionary
(whom Jehovah has remembered), one of the murderers of Joash king of Judah. #2Ki 12:21| The writer of the Chronicles, #2Ch 24:26| calls him ZABAD. (B.C. 837.)
jozachar in Schaff's Bible Dictionary
JOZ'ACHAR (whom Jehovah remembers), one of the murderers of Joash, king of Judah. 2 Kgs 12:21. He is called Zabad in 2 Chr 24:26.
jozachar in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Son of Shimeath the Ammonitess; one of Joash's murderers (2 Kings 12:21). Zabad in 2 Chronicles 24:26 is a transcriber's error for Zachar contracted for Jozachar. As Joash had forsaken Jehovah for foreigners' idols, so his doom was inflicted by two sons of foreign women.