Jehoash or Joash ("Jehovah-given"), was the name of eight men in the Bible. Two of them were kings.
* Jehoash of Judah, king of Judah
* Jehoash of Israel, king of Israel
* Yehoash (Blumgarten) (1871 – 1927), Yiddish language poet
* Joash son of Azariah, High Priest of Israel
* Joash the Abiezrite, father of Gideon

Joash reigned for 40 years in Judah

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  • JEHOASH — (Heb. יוֹאָשׁ ,יְהוֹאָשׁ; The Lord has given ), son of Jehoahaz, king of Israel (reigned 801–785 B.C.E.). Jehoash shared the throne with his father for two years or more. When the resumption of King Adad Nirari III of Assyria s military campaigns …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jehoash —    Jehovah given.    1) The son of King Ahaziah. While yet an infant, he was saved from the general massacre of the family by his aunt Jehosheba, and was apparently the only surviving descendant of Solomon (2 Chr. 21:4, 17). His uncle, the high… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Jehoash of Judah — Jehoash (יהואש המלך) ( Jehovah given ), sometimes written Joash, was the king of the ancient Kingdom of Judah, and sole surviving son of Ahaziah. William F. Albright has dated his reign to 837 BC 800 BC, while E. R. Thiele offers the dates 835 BC …   Wikipedia

  • Jehoash of Israel — Jehoash (יהואש המלך), was the king of the ancient Kingdom of Israel and the son of Jehoahaz, ( 2 Kings 14:1; compare 12:1; 13:10). When he ascended the throne, the Kingdom of Israel was suffering from the predations of the Arameans; Hazael was… …   Wikipedia

  • Jehoash Inscription — In January 2003, an artifact, dubbed the Jehoash Inscription, appeared in Israel. It was rumored to have surfaced in the construction site or in the Muslim cemetery near the Temple Mount of Jerusalem. It supposedly described repairs made to the… …   Wikipedia

  • HIRSHBERG, JEHOASH — (Yehoash; 1938– ), Israeli musicologist. In 1955–62 he studied violin and music theory at the Music Academy in Tel Aviv. He continued his education at the University of Pennsylvania (1966–71) where he wrote a Ph.D. thesis on the theme The music… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Bloomgarden, Solomon (Jehoash; Yehoash) — (1870 1927)    American Yiddish poet and author of Lithuanian origin. He emigrated to the US in 1890. He wrote dramas, poems, fables, folktales and stories, and translated the Bible into Yiddish. With C. D. Spivak he compiled a dictionary of… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • KINGDOMS OF JUDAH AND ISRAEL — samuel and the beginnings of israelite monarchy the united david solomon division of the the earliest kings the last days of samaria. the kingdom of judah until its destruction Samuel and Saul: The Beginnings of Israelite Monarchy Our earliest… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 2 Kings 14 — 1 In the second year of Joash son of Jehoahaz king of Israel reigned Amaziah the son of Joash king of Judah. 2 He was twenty and five years old when he began to reign, and reigned twenty and nine years in Jerusalem. And his mother s name was… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • 2 Kings 12 — 1 In the seventh year of Jehu Jehoash began to reign; and forty years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother s name was Zibiah of Beersheba. 2 And Jehoash did that which was right in the sight of the LORD all his days wherein Jehoiada the priest …   The King James version of the Bible