3058. Yehu
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Yehu: "the LORD is He," the name of several Israelites
Original Word: יֵהוּא
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Yehu
Phonetic Spelling: (yay-hoo')
Short Definition: Jehu

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from Yhvh and hu
"the LORD is He," the name of several Isr.
NASB Translation
Jehu (58).

יֵהוּא proper name, masculine (probably contracted from יהוהוא = ׳י is He, compare יֵשׁוּעַ and references; cuneiform Ia-u-a COT 1 Kings 16:23; 2 Kings 9:2 (further SchrMBAW 1880, 277, ZA iii. 3 HptBAS i. 296, 329 Jägerib. 468); compare also אֱלִיהוּ) —

1 king of Israel who overthrew the dynasty of Omri (ᵐ5 Ειὀυ, A often Ἰηου, ᵐ5L Ἰου 1 Kings 19:16,17 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 9:2 36t. 2 Kings 9 & 10 + 2 Kings 12:2; 2 Kings 13:1; 2 Kings 14:8; 2 Kings 15:12; 2Chronicles 22:7,8,9; 25:17; Hosea 1:4.

2 prophet of Northern Israel in time of Baasha & Jehoshaphat (ᵐ5 Ειὀυ, A Ειἠου ᵐ5L Ἰου in Kings; ᵐ5 Ἰου, Ἰησου, A ᵐ5L Ἰηου in Chronicles) 1 Kings 16:1,7,12; 2Chronicles 19:2; 20:34.

3 one of David's heroes 1 Chronicles 12:3 (ᵐ5 Ἰηουλ, ᵐ5L Ἰηουδ).

4 a Judaite 1 Chronicles 2:38 (twice in verse) (ᵐ5 Ἰηους, A ᵐ5L Ἰηου).

5 a Simeonite prince 1 Chronicles 4:35 (ᵐ5 οὗτος i.e. (י)הוּא; A ᵐ5L Ἰηου).

יֵהוּא proper name, masculine see below יהוה above.


From Yhovah and huw'; Jehovah (is) He; Jehu, the name of five Israelites -- Jehu.

see HEBREW Yhovah

see HEBREW huw'

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