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JOSHAPHAT (jŏsh'a-făt, Heb. yôshāphāt, Jehovah had judged)

One of David’s mighty men (1Chr.11.43).A priest and trumpeter in David’s time (1Chr.15.24; kjv Jehoshaphat).

JOSHAPHAT jŏsh’ ə făt (יוֹשָׁפָ֖ט, Yahweh has judged). 1. A Mithnite who was one of David’s Mighty Men known as the “Thirty” (1 Chron 11:43).

2. One of the priests entrusted with the responsibility of blowing the trumpet before the ark of God (1 Chron 15:24).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(yoshaphaT, "Yahweh has judged"; compare JEHOSHAPHAT):

(1) One of David’s mighty men (1Ch 11:43), a "Mithnite," but not included in the list of 2Sa 23.

(2) A priest and trumpeter of David’s time (1Ch 15:24), the King James Version "Jehoshaphat."