Jahaz @ trodden down (called also Jahaza, Joshua:13:18; Jahazah, 21:36; Jahzah, 1Chronicles:6:78), a town where Sihon was defeated, in the borders of Moab and in the land of the Ammonites beyond Jordan, and north of the river Arnon Numbers:21:23; Deuteronomy:2:32). It was situated in the tribe of Reuben, and was assigned to the Merarite Levites Joshua:13:18Joshua:21:36). Here was fought the decisive battle in which Sihon (q.v.) was completely routed, and his territory (the modern Belka) came into the possession of Israel. This town is mentioned in the denunciations of the prophets against Moab Isaiah:15:4; Jeremiah:48:34).
Jahaziel @ beheld by God. (1.) The third son of Hebron ( 1Chronicles:23:19). (2.) A Benjamite chief who joined David at Ziklag ( 1Chronicles:12:4). (3.) A priest who accompanied the removal of the ark to Jerusalem ( 1Chronicles:16:6). (4.) The son of Zechariah, a Levite of the family of Asaph ( 2Chronicals:20:14-17). He encouraged Jehoshaphat against the Moabites and Ammonites.