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Joash

[ joh-ash ]

noun

  1. a king of Judah, reigned 837?–800? b.c., successor of Athaliah. 2 Kings 13:10–13.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Joash1

From Late Latin Ioas, Joas, from Greek Iōás, from Hebrew Yəhōʾāsh “God has given”

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Example Sentences

Some one said: "Gideon, the son of Joash, did this last night."

On Wednesday morning Mr. Silas conducted a performance of his own sacred drama, “Joash,” with success.

Nine or ten years of age Racine makes Joash, instead of seven, as Scripture interpreted without violence would make him.

King Joash did what was right so long as the high priest Jehoiada lived, but after the latter's death this had an end.

Amid trumpet blasts and clashing of arms, the people clapped their hands, and cried "Long live King Joash."

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