1 A retainer of King Joash of Judah who, with another retainer, Jozacar, assassinated the king (2Kgs 12:21; 2Chr 24:26); he was executed by Joash’s son Amaziah shortly after Amaziah took the throne (ca. 800? BCE; 2Kgs 14:5). 2 The son of Obed-edom; a Levite of the clan of Korah who shared responsibility for the south storehouse of the Temple during the reign of King David (1Chr 26:4; 1Chr 26:16). 3 A Benjaminite commander of 180,000 troops under King Jehoshaphat (2Chr 17:18).
21It was Jozacar son of Shimeath and Jehozabad son of Shomer, his servants, who struck him down, so that he died. He was buried with his ancestors in the city o ... View more
26Those who conspired against him were Zabad son of Shimeath the Ammonite, and Jehozabad son of Shimrith the Moabite.
5As soon as the royal power was firmly in his hand he killed his servants who had murdered his father the king.
4Obed-edom had sons: Shemaiah the firstborn, Jehozabad the second, Joah the third, Sachar the fourth, Nethanel the fifth,
16For Shuppim and Hosah it came out for the west, at the gate of Shallecheth on the ascending road. Guard corresponded to guard.
18and next to him Jehozabad with one hundred eighty thousand armed for war.