King of Judah who formed an alliance with the kingdom of Israel.
Shortened form of jumping Jehoshaphat.
(bible, person, proper) A king of Judah in the 9th cent. b.c.: 2 Chron. 17-21
(biblical) A male given name.
Jehoshaphat Sentence Examples
Moreover, the account of the joint undertaking by Judah (under Jehoshaphat) and Israel against Syria at Ramoth-Gilead at the time of Ahab's death, and again (under Ahaziah) when Jehoram was wounded, shortly before the accession of Jehu, are historical doublets, and they can hardly be harmonized either with the known events of 854 and 842 or with the course of the intervening years.
Thus we may contrast the favourable Judaean view of Jehoshaphat with the condemnation passed upon Ahab and Jezebel, whose daughter Athaliah married Jehoram, son of Jehoshaphat.