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JEHOSHEBA ( 2 Kings 11:2; Jehoshabeath in 2 Chronicles 22:11 ). Daughter of Jehoram of Judah. On the death of her half-brother Ahaziah, she was instrumental in preserving the Davidic stock, by concealing the infant Jehoash in a lumber-room of the palace (RVm [Note: Revised Version margin.] ). According to the Chronicler, she was wife of Jehoiada.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Jehosheba'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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