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JOIADA (joi'a-da, Heb. yôyādhā‘, Jehovah knows)

A son of Paseah, one of those who repaired the walls of Jerusalem (Neh.3.6, kjv Jehoiada).A son of Eliashib the high priest. One of his sons married the daughter of Sanballat, the governor of Samaria, and was therefore expelled from the priesthood by Nehemiah (Neh.12.10; Neh.13.28).

JOIADA joi’ ə də (יֹֽויָדָע, Yahweh knows). JEHOIADA, y hoi’ a da (Neh 3:6, KJV; Neh 13:28 RSV). 1. Son of Paseah, and a builder of the Jerusalem wall under Nehemiah (Neh 3:6).

2. High priest, son of Eliashib (Neh 12:10, 11, 22). A son of his married the daughter of Sanballat the Horonite (Neh 13:28 ASV, KJV).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(yoyadha`, "Yahweh knows"; compare JEHOIADA):

(1) A repairer of the Jerusalem walls (Ne 3:6); the King James Version "Jehoiada."

(2) Son of Eliashib the high priest (Ne 12:10,11,22; 13:28).