|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
Saved. Jehu was "the son of Jehoshaphat, the son of Nimshi" (2 Kings 9:2; Comp. 1 Kings 19:16).
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
nim'-shi (nimshi): The grandfather of Jehu (2 Kings 9:2, 14). Jehu's usual designation is "son of Nimshi" (1 Kings 19:16).
Nimshi (5 Occurrences)
1 Kings 19:16 You shall anoint Jehu the son of Nimshi to be king over Israel; and you shall anoint Elisha the son of Shaphat of Abel Meholah to be prophet in your place. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Kings 9:2 When you come there, find Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi, and go in, and make him arise up from among his brothers, and carry him to an inner room. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Kings 9:14 So Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi conspired against Joram. (Now Joram was keeping Ramoth Gilead, he and all Israel, because of Hazael king of Syria; (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Kings 9:20 The watchman said, "He came to them, and isn't coming back. The driving is like the driving of Jehu the son of Nimshi; for he drives furiously." (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Chronicles 22:7 Now the destruction of Ahaziah was of God, in that he went to Joram: for when he was come, he went out with Jehoram against Jehu the son of Nimshi, whom Yahweh had anointed to cut off the house of Ahab. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)