GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: יְהוֹשָׁפָט (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: ji-HAHSH-ə-fat (English), jee-HAHSH-ə-fat (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "YAHWEH has judged" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the fourth king of Judah, noted for having a generally peaceful and prosperous reign.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Iosaphat (Biblical Greek), Yehoshafat (Biblical Hebrew), Iosaphat (Biblical Latin), Jozafat (Polish)