Given Name JOASH

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: יוֹאָשׁ (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: JO-ash (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name יוֹאָשׁ (Yo'ash), possibly meaning "fire of YAHWEH". In the Old Testament this name was borne by several characters including the father of Gideon, a king of Judah, and a son of King Ahab of Israel.
VARIANT: Jehoash
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Yeho'ash, Yo'ash (Biblical Hebrew)

Categories

biblical, divine gift, fire, gift, kings
Entry updated May 31, 2018