Jahaziel (Juh-hay´zee-uhl; Heb., “God sees”)

1 One of Saul’s kinsmen who joined David’s fighting men at Ziklag (1Chr 12:4). 2 A priest who was appointed by King David as musician to celebrate the arrival of the Ark of the Covenant at the tabernacle in Jerusalem (1Chr 16:6). 3 A Levite, the third son of Hebron of the clan of Kohath (1Chr 23:19). 4 A Levite who was a descendant of Asaph. He prophesied to King Jehoshaphat (ca. 874–850 BCE) that he would not need to fight the invading allied armies of Edom, Moab, and Ammon because God would fight for him. The armies were destroyed in the Valley of Beracah after they began fighting with each other (2Chr 20:1-30). 5 The father of an unnamed (Ben-jahaziel?) member of the clan of Shecaniah who returned with Ezra from the Babylonian captivity (Ezra 8:5).

1Chr 12:4

4Ishmaiah of Gibeon, a warrior among the Thirty and a leader over the Thirty; Jeremiah, Jahaziel, Johanan, Jozabad of Gederah,

1Chr 16:6

6and the priests Benaiah and Jahaziel were to blow trumpets regularly, before the ark of the covenant of God.

1Chr 23:19

19The sons of Hebron: Jeriah the chief, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third, and Jekameam the fourth.

2Chr 20:1-30

Invasion from the East
1After this the Moabites and Ammonites, and with them some of the Meunites, came against Jehoshaphat for battle.2Messengers came and told ... View more

Ezra 8:5

5Of the descendants of Zattu, Shecaniah son of Jahaziel, and with him three hundred males.

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