What does Jehonathan mean in the Bible?

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Jehonathan
(jih hahn' uh thuhn) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh gave.” 1. Longer form of Jonathan often used in Hebrew text for Jonathan as in 1Samuel 14:6,1 Samuel 14:8 . 2 . Son of Abiathar, the priest (2Samuel 15:27,2 Samuel 15:36 ; 2Samuel 17:17,2 Samuel 17:20 ). He helped King David learn Absalom's plans when Absalom drove his father from Jerusalem. 3. King David's nephew who slew a giant from Gath (2 Samuel 21:22 ). 4 . Uncle of King David who served as royal counselor and scribe (1 Chronicles 27:32 ). 5 . Military leader under David (2 Samuel 23:32 ). 6 . Supervisor of royal storehouses under David (1 Chronicles 27:25 ). 7 . Scribe whose house King Zedekiah transformed into prison where he jailed Jeremiah (Jeremiah 37:15 ), a place Jeremiah did not like (Jeremiah 37:20 ; Jeremiah 38:26 ). 8 . Levite King Jehoshaphat sent to teach God's law in the cities of Judah (2 Chronicles 17:8 ). 9 . Head of a priestly family about 450 B.C. (Nehemiah 12:18 ). 10 . Founder of priesthood at worship place in Dan (Judges 18:30 ). Earliest Hebrew scribes noted that Jonathan was a descendant of Moses, but the present Hebrew text says Manasseh. The Hebrew text is at times inconsistent in using the longer or shorter form of the name, and modern translators are as equally inconsistent. This article follows the Hebrew text. See Jonathan .
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Jehonathan
1. Son of Uzziah, overseer of David's storehouses. 1 Chronicles 27:25 .
2. Levite sent by Jehoshaphat to teach the people. 2 Chronicles 17:8 .
3. Priest 'of Shemaiah,' who returned from exile. Nehemiah 12:18 . Apparently called Jonathan in Nehemiah 12:35 .
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Jehonathan
Hitchcock's Bible Names - Jehonathan
Gift of the Lord; gift of a dove
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Jehonathan
JEHONATHAN . A more exact rendering of the name usually represented in English as Jonathan . In RV [1] this form occurs twice. 1. 2 Chronicles 17:8 one of the Levites sent out by Jehoshaphat with the Book of the Law to teach the people in the cities of Judah. 2. Nehemiah 12:18 Nehemiah 12:18 the head of the priestly family of Shemaiah in the days of Joiakim the son of Jeshua.
Easton's Bible Dictionary - Jehonathan
Whom Jehovah gave.
One of the stewards of David's store-houses (1 Chronicles 27:25 ).
A Levite who taught the law to the people of Judah (2 Chronicles 17:8 ).
Nehemiah 12:18 .

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·Jonathan, or Jehonathan, the son of Uzziah, 1 Chronicles 27:25
Uzziah - Father of Jehonathan, one of David's overseers
Jonathan - Son of Uzziah, a royal treasurer in reign of David; called Jehonathan in 1 Chronicles 27:25
Jonathan - Apparently called Jehonathan in Nehemiah 12:18