Jehoshaphat

[ ji-hosh-uh-fat, -hos- ]
/ dʒɪˈhɒʃ əˌfæt, -ˈhɒs- /

noun

a king of Judah, son of Asa, who reigned in the 9th century b.c. 1 Kings 22:41–50.

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Origin of Jehoshaphat

From Hebrew Yəhōshāphāṭ “Yahweh is judge, has judged”
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British Dictionary definitions for Jehoshaphat

Jehoshaphat
/ (dʒɪˈhɒʃəˌfæt, -ˈhɒs-) /

noun Old Testament

the king of Judah (?873–?849 bc) (I Kings 22:41–50)
the site of Jehovah's apocalyptic judgment upon the nations (Joel 4:14)
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