Jered (יֶרֶד, yered). Father of Gedor in the line of Judah (1 Chr 4:18). Jered was the son of either Eshtemoa, Ezrah, or Mered and his Judaean wife, depending on the understanding of the difficult genealogy in 1 Chr 4.
JARED (PERSON) [Heb yered (יֶרֶד); yāred (יָרֶד)]. Son of Mahalalel, born when Mahalalel was 65 years old (Gen 5:15–20). At 162 years of age, Jared sired Enoch. Jared lived a total of 962 years. Comparison with the genealogy of Cain in Genesis 4 has suggested a correspondence between Jared and Irad
Jared (jair´id), antediluvian son of Mahalalel (Gen. 5:15–16) and father of Enoch (5:18–19); he lived a legendary 962 years (5:20). Listed as the fifth person following Adam in the preflood genealogy (1 Chron. 1:2), he is sixth from the beginning in the genealogy cited in Luke 3:37.
Jared [jârˊǐd] (Heb. yereḏ, yāreḏ “descent”; Gk. Iared). A son of Mahalalel and father of Enoch, from the lineage of Seth (Gen. 5:15–20; 1 Chr. 1:2; Luke 3:37; KJV “Jered”). According to Gen. 5:20, Jared lived 962 years.
JARED Son of Mahalalel and the father of the patriarch Enoch (Gen 5:15–20; cf. 1 Chr 1:2). He was born when Mahalalel was 65 years old, and at the age of 162 Jared fathered Enoch. Jared lived to the age of 962.
JE´RED (jeʹred; “descent”). A son, apparently, of Mered, of the tribe of Judah, by his Jewish wife (see Jehudijah). He is named as the father (founder) of Gedor (1 Chron. 4:18), perhaps about 1640 b.c.See alsoJared, for the person named in 1 Chron. 1:2.