Jehoiada = "Jehovah knows"
- father of Benaiah, David's mighty warrior
- leader of the priests who joined David at Hebron
- high priest at the time of Athaliah's usurpation of the throne of Judah; hid Joash, the king's son, for six years and eventually replaced him on the throne of Judah
- second priest, or sagan, to Seraiah the high priest