Jachin (son of Simeon)
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One of Simeon’s sons who came with him to Egypt (Gen 46:10; Exod 6:15; Num 26:12). He may be the same person as Jarib, who is mentioned in 1 Chr 4:24.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
JACHIN (PERSON) [Heb yākı̂n (יָכִין)]. JACHINITES. Three individuals mentioned in the OT bear this name.1. A son of Simeon, the second son of Jacob and Leah. His name is included in the genealogy of Jacob’s family at the time they migrated to Egypt to see Joseph. The genealogy of Simeon is presented
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JACHIN*1. Son of Simeon and leader of the Jachinites, who immigrated to Egypt with his grandfather Jacob (Gn 46:10; Ex 6:15; Nm 26:12). He is called Jarib in 1 Chronicles 4:24.2. Priest who lived in Jerusalem after the exile (1 Chr 9:10; Neh 11:10). The name Jachin may possibly designate a family of
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jachin (jay´kin; Heb., “he establishes”).1 The son of Simeon (Gen. 46:10; Exod. 6:15) and ancestor of the “Jachinite family” (Num. 26:12).2 The leader of the twenty-first division of priests at the time of David (1 Chron. 24:17; cf. 9:10; Neh. 11:10).3 The name of a pillar at the entrance of the temple.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jachin (Heb. yāḵɩ̂n) (also JARIB)1. A son of Simeon and grandson of Jacob and Leah (Gen. 46:10; Exod. 6:15), whose descendants constituted the family of the Jachinites (Num. 26:12). At 1 Chr. 4:24 he is called Jarib (1).2. The leader of the twenty-first priestly division at the time of David (1 Chr.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ja´chin (he shall establish).1. One of the two pillars which were set up “in the porch,” 1 Kings 7:21, or before the temple, 2 Chron. 3:17, of Solomon. [Boaz.]2. Fourth son of Simeon, Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15; founder of the family of the Jachinites. Num. 26:12.3. Head of the twenty-first course of priests
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
JA´CHIN, JA´KIN (jaʹkin; “he [God] establishes”).1. The fourth son of Simeon (Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15), called Jarib in 1 Chron. 4:24. He was the founder of the Jachinites (Num. 26:12).2. One of the priests residing in Jerusalem after the captivity (1 Chron. 9:10; Neh. 11:10).3. Head of the twenty-first
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