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[ji-hoi-uh-duh] /dʒɪˈhɔɪ ə də/
a priest of Judah who led the revolt against Athalia. II Kings 11:1–16. Unabridged
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  • And these things were taken suitable care of as long as Jehoiada lived.

    The Antiquities of the Jews Flavius Josephus
  • And Jehoiada and his sons anointed him, and said, God save the king.

  • And the captains over the hundreds did according to all things that Jehoiada the priest commanded.

  • But Jehoiada waxed old, and was full of days when he died; an hundred and thirty years old was he when he died.

  • Thus Joash the king remembered not the kindness which Jehoiada his father had done to him, but slew his son.

  • But by and by a priest named Jehoiada thought a change would be most desirable.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
  • This was plain talk, but it seemed to produce a satisfactory effect upon Jehoiada.

    The Copperhead Harold Frederic
  • In this the priest Jehoiada (who must have continued to act as regent) took the leading part.

  • But Jehoiada grew old and was full of days, and he died; an hundred and thirty years old was he when he died.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
  • According to the historian, "Joash did right all his days, because Jehoiada the priest instructed him."

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar

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