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) which possibly meant either "fire of YAHWEH" or "YAHWEH has given". 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.

Categories

biblical, fire, kings
VARIANT: Jehoash
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Yeho'ash, Yo'ash (Biblical Hebrew)