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Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts יוֹאָשׁ(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. JO-ash(English)

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.