Jehon'athan (Heb. Yehonathan', יהוֹנָתָן, Jehovah given; Sept. Ι᾿ωνάθαν), the full form of the name of four men.

1. The oldest son of king Saul (1Sa 14:6,8,21; 1Sa 18:1,3-4; 1Sa 19:2,4,6-7; 1Sa 20 throughout and all later passages except 1Ch 10:2, in all which the A.V. has JONATHAN SEE JONATHAN [q.v.], as the Hebrew likewise elsewhere has).

2. Son of Uzziah and superintendent of certain of king David's storehouses (אֹצָרוֹת, the word rendered "treasures" earlier in the verse and in 27, 28 "cellars") (1Ch 27:25). B.C. 1014.

Bible concordance for JEHONATHAN.

3. One of the Levites who were sent by Jehoshaphat through the cities of Judah, with a book of the Law, to teach the people (2Ch 17:8). B.C. 910.

4. A priest (Ne 12:18), and the representative of the family of Shemaiah (verse 6) when Joiakim was high priest — that is, in the next generation after the return from Babylon under Zerubbabel and Jeshua. B.C. post 536.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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