Bible a king of Judah in the 9th cent. : 2 Chron. 17-21
Origin of JehoshaphatClassical Hebrew (language) yeh?sh?ph?t, literally , God has judged
or Je·hos·a·phat Ninth century BC
King of Judah who formed an alliance with the kingdom of Israel.
- (biblical) A male given name
- shortened form of jumping Jehoshaphat