See also:Asa, and
See also:king of
See also:Judah, in the 9th century B.C . During his
See also:period close relations subsisted between
See also:Israel and Judah; the two royal houses were connected by
See also:marriage (see
See also:ATHALIAH; JEHORAM, 2), and undertook joint enterprise in war and commerce .
See also:Jehoshaphat aided Ahab in the
See also:battle against Benhadad at Ramoth-
See also:Gilead in which Ahab was slain (I
See also:Kings xxii.; 2 Chron. xviii.; cf. the parallel incident in 2 Kings viii . 25–29), and trading journeys to
See also:Ophir were undertaken by his
See also:fleet in conjunction no doubt with Ahab as well as with his son Ahaziah (2 Chron. xx . 35 sqq.; 1 Kings xxii . 47 sqq.) . The chronicler's account of his war against
See also:Moab, Ammon and Edomite tribes (2 Chron, xx.), must
See also:rest ultimately upon a tradition which is presupposed in the earlier source (I Kings xxii . 47), and the disaster to the
See also:ships at Ezion-
See also:Geber at the
See also:head of the Gulf of
See also:Akaba preceded, if it was not the introduction to, the
See also:great revolt in the days of Jehoshaphat's son Jehoram, where, again, the details in 2 Chron. xxi. must rely in the first instance upon an old source . Apart from what is said of Jehoshaphat's legislative
See also:measures (2 Chron. xix . 4 sqq.; cf. the meaning of his name above), an account is preserved of his
See also:alliance with Jehoram of Israel against Moab (2 Kings iii.), on which see JEHORAM; MOAB . The " valley of Jehoshaphat " (Joel iii . 12) has been identified by tradition (as old as
See also:Eusebius) with the valley between Jerusalem and the
See also:mount of Olives .
(S . A .
JEHORAM, or JORAM (Heb. " Yah[weh] is high ")
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