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  1. a priest of Judah who led the revolt against Athalia. II Kings 11:1–16.
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Historical Examples of jehoiada

  • 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.