(jih ryoo' sshuh) Personal name meaning, “one taken in possession.” Mother of Jotham, king of Judah (2 Kings 15:33). She was the daughter of Zadok, possibly of the priestly line. In
2 Chronicles 27:1 her name appears in the form Jerushah. The name of her father suggests that she may have been from a Levitical family.
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'JERUSHA'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".