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Jehoshaphat

[ji-hosh-uh-fat, -hos-] /dʒɪˈhɒʃ əˌfæt, -ˈhɒs-/
noun
1.
a king of Judah, son of Asa, who reigned in the 9th century b.c. I Kings 22:41–50.
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  • And Jehoshaphat the son of Asa reigned in his stead, and strengthened himself against Israel.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
  • A Jew, when he drags his dying limbs to the valley of Jehoshaphat, he can believe.

    The Bertrams Anthony Trollope
  • Timothy Yule, the anarchist, proposed to sack the place, and him Jehoshaphat knocked down twice.

    Every Man for Himself Norman Duncan
  • Jehoshaphat replied, "I am with you, my people are as your people, my horses as your horses."

    The Children's Bible Henry A. Sherman
  • Ahab was killed, and Jehoshaphat narrowly escaped with his life, having made total shipwreck of his testimony.

    The Lord's Coming C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
  • Egress from the city was possible only through the valley of Gihon and the valley of Jehoshaphat.

    Peter the Hermit Daniel A. Goodsell
  • So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat and the king of Edom went down to him.

  • The consequence was, he was obliged to find quarters in a tomb in the valley of Jehoshaphat.

    Tancred Benjamin Disraeli
  • Where in the name of the jumping Jehoshaphat did you get your nerve, boy?

    The Real Man Francis Lynde
  • Come on, Jehoshaphat, or whatever you may happen to be called!

    Her Ladyship's Elephant David Dwight Wells
British Dictionary definitions for Jehoshaphat

Jehoshaphat

/dʒɪˈhɒʃəˌfæt; -ˈhɒs-/
noun (Old Testament)
1.
the king of Judah (?873–?849 bc) (I Kings 22:41–50)
2.
the site of Jehovah's apocalyptic judgment upon the nations (Joel 4:14)
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