And after them went Hoshaiah, and half of the princes of Judah,
Then all the captains of the forces, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and Jezaniah the son of Hoshaiah, and all the people from the least even unto the greatest, came near,
Then spake Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the proud men, saying unto Jeremiah, Thou speakest falsely: the LORD our God hath not sent thee to say, Go not into Egypt to sojourn there:
Holman Bible Dictionary
(hoh sshi' yah) Personal name meaning, “Yah saved.” 1. Father of Jewish leader who lead delegation requesting Jeremiah's prayer support (Jeremiah 42:1 ) and then rejected Jeremiah's word from God (Jeremiah 43:2 ). 2 . Leader of Jewish group in celebration upon the completion of the Jerusalem wall under Nehemiah (Nehemiah 12:32 ).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
HOSHAIAH (‘Jah has saved’). 1. A man who led half the princes of Judah in the procession at the dedication of the walls of Jerusalem ( Nehemiah 12:32 ). 2. The father of Jezaniah ( Jeremiah 42:1 ), or Azariah ( Jeremiah 43:2 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Nehemiah 12:32.
2. Jeremiah 42:1; Jeremiah 43:2.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
The salvation of the Lord
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Leader of the princes of Judah at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem. Nehemiah 12:32 .
2. Father of Jezaniah, or Azariah. Jeremiah 42:1 ; Jeremiah 43:2 .
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
The mother of Jezaniah. His name is a compound of Hosha and Jah, from Jasha, Saviour; and Jah, Lord, (See Nehemiah 12:32.)
- Jeremiah 40:8; Jeremiah 42:1; apparently identical with Azariah, son of Hoshaiah
- (whom Jehovah hears ), the son of Hoshaiah
the Maachathite, and one of the captains of the forces who had escaped from Jerusalem during the final attack of the beleaguering army of the Chaldeans
- Son of Hoshaiah
, a Maachathite, and a captain among those left in the land by the king of Babylon
- Jeremiah 43:2 , son of Hoshaiah
(the Maacathite, Jeremiah 40:8 ), also called Jezaniah ( Jeremiah 40:8 , Jeremiah 42:1 ) and Jaazaniah ( 2 Kings 25:23 )
- Son of Hoshaiah
: he charged Jeremiah with prophesying falsely