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  1. a king of Judah, reigned 837?–800? b.c., successor of Athaliah. II Kings 13:10–13.
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Also Douay Bible, Jo·as [joh-as] /ˈdʒoʊ æs/.
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Examples from the Web for joash

Historical Examples

  • She read aloud the first sentence that met her eye: "The son of Joash."

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • And Jerubbaal the son of Joash went and dwelt in his own house.

  • Joash rushes into the arms of the high priest, exclaiming, "My father!"

    Classic French Course in English

    William Cleaver Wilkinson

  • Joash probably stood to him in the same relation that Henry II.

  • Priceless lesson this, for the son of Joash, and for us all!

    The Lord's Coming

    C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh