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jehu

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noun je·hu \ˈjē-(ˌ)hyü, -(ˌ)hü\

Definition of jehu

  1. 1 capitalized :  a king of Israel in the ninth century b.c. who according to the account in II Kings had Jezebel killed in accordance with Elijah's prophecy

  2. 2 :  a driver of a coach or cab



Origin of jehu

Hebrew Yēhū


First Known Use: 1560


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