Jehoshaphat

noun
Je·​hosh·​a·​phat | \ ji-ˈhä-sə-ˌfat How to pronounce Jehoshaphat (audio) , -shə- \

Definition of Jehoshaphat

: a king of Judah who brought Judah into an alliance with the northern kingdom of Israel in the ninth century b.c.

First Known Use of Jehoshaphat

circa 1500, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Jehoshaphat

Hebrew Yĕhōshāphāṭ

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“Jehoshaphat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jehoshaphat. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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