Strong's Hebrew3092. Yehoshaphat -- "the LORD has judged," the name of a number ...
... From Yhovah and shaphat; Jehovah-judged; Jehoshaphat, the name of six Israelites;
also of a valley near Jerusalem -- Jehoshaphat. Compare Yowshaphat. ...
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The Valley of Hinnom.
First Latin Form.
The Prophet Joel.
Meditations of the Blessed State of the Regenerate Man after Death ...
Joel's Rhapsody of the Locust Plague
Concerning Jehoshaphat Again; How He Constituted Judges And,
The Battle of Armageddon.
The King on his Judgment Throne
The Adulterous Woman.
Smith's Bible DictionaryValley Of Jehoshaphat
(valley of the judgment of Jehovah), a valley mentioned by Joel only, as the spot in which, after the return of Judah and Jerusalem from captivity, Jehovah would gather all the heathen, (Joel 3:2) and would there sit to judge them for their misdeeds to Israel. ch. (Joel 3:12) The scene of "Jehovah's judgment" as been localized, and the name has come down to us attached to that deep ravine which separates Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, through which at one time the Kedron forced its stream. At what period the name "valley of Jehoshaphat" was first applied to this spot is unknown. It is not mentioned in the Bible or Josephus, but is first encountered in the middle of the fourth century. Both Moslems and Jews believe that the last judgment is to take place there. The steep sides of the ravine, wherever a level strip affords the opportunity, are crowded --in places almost paved-- by the sepulchres of the Moslems, or the simpler slabs of the Jewish tombs, alike awaiting the assembly of the last judgment. The name is generally confined by travellers to the upper part of the glen. (Others suppose that the name is only an imaginary one, "the valley of the judgment of Jehovah" referring to some great victories of God's people in which judgment was executed upon the heathen; or perhaps, as Keil, etc., to the end of the world. --ED.)
ATS Bible DictionaryValley Of Jehoshaphat
Or valley of the judgment of God, a metaphorical name of some place where God would judge the foes of his people, Joel 3:2,12. There is no ground for applying it to any known locality, or for connecting it, unless for mere illustration, with the great battle of Jehoshaphat described in 2 Chronicles 20:1-37. Since the third century, however, the name has been appropriated to the deep and narrow glen east of Jerusalem, running north and south between the city and the Mount of Olives, called in the Bible the brook Kidron. See JERUSALEM.
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