Jahath (son of Libni)
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A descendant of Levi and a Gershomite; listed among the temple musicians appointed by David (1 Chr 6:20; 43).
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JAHATH (PERSON) [Heb yaḥat (יַחַת)]. 1. A Judahite, the son of Reaiah and the father of Ahumai and Lahad (1 Chr 4:2). Williamson (1979a: 351–59) has argued that the Judahite genealogy of 1 Chr 4:2–4 reflects a preexilic source, whose beginnings may be detected in 1 Chr 2:50b–52. It should be noted,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jahath. 1. Reaiah’s son and the father of Ahumai and Lahad from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 4:2).2. Gershonite Levite (1 Chr 6:20), appointed by King David to serve as a musician in the temple (v 43).3. Shimei’s son and a descendant of Gershon from Levi’s tribe (1 Chr 23:10, 11).4. Shelomoth’s son from Levi’s
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Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JAHATH1. Reaiah’s son and the father of Ahumai and Lahad, Zorathites from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 4:2).2. Gershonite Levite (1 Chr 6:20), whose descendant Asaph was appointed by King David to serve as a musician in the temple (v 43).3. A descendant of Shimei, who was a descendant of Gershon from Levi’s
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