Joash (high priest)

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Joash (Hebrew: יוֹאָשׁYō’āš, "Yah is strong") was the fourth High Priest of Solomon's Temple. Josephus wrote that after Azariah his son 'Joram' became the new High Priest.[1] The third name in the High Priest family line of 1 Chr. 5:30-40 (6:4-15 in other translations) is 'Johanan'.

Israelite religious titles
Preceded by
Azariah
(According to the Seder 'Olam Zutta)
High Priest of Israel Succeeded by
Jehoiarib
(According to the Seder 'Olam Zutta)

Footnotes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Antiquities of the Jews 10:151-153. "Vol IX and X: at the Internet Archive". Retrieved 9 December 2015.