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A leader among the men who accompanied Ezra from the Babylonian exile to Judah (Ezra 8:16). Ezra sent him to Iddo to request that qualified men be sent to serve in the temple.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
JARIB (PERSON) [Heb yārı̂b (יָרִיב)]. A personal name utilizing an imperfect form of the verb ryb (“strive,” “contend”) and translated “he contends” in the sense of conducting a legal case or suit on behalf of someone. It may also mean “may he (i.e. Yahweh) contend” thus suggesting the possibility that
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jarib jāʹrib, järʹib [Heb. yārîḇ—‘he contends,’ or ‘takes [our] part,’ or ‘conducts [our] case’].
Joribus jōʹrə-bəs. An AV and NEB variant of Jarib 3; also an NEB variant of Jarib 2.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JARIB1. Alternate name for Jachin, Simeon’s son, in 1 Chronicles 4:24. See Jachin #1.2. Man who assisted Ezra in securing temple servants before the return to Palestine from exile (Ezr 8:16).3. From Jeshua’s family, a priest who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jarib (Heb. yārɩ̂ḇ)1. A son of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:24). Because he is called Jachin (1) at Gen. 46:10; Exod. 6:15; Num. 26:12, many scholars consider the reading here to be a scribal error.2. One of the leaders whom Ezra dispatched to Casiphia to obtain ministers for the temple (Ezra 8:16; 1 Esdr. 8:44).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ja´rib (adversary).1. Named in the list of 1 Chron. 4:24 only, as a son of Simeon. Perhaps the same as Jachin. Gen. 46; Ex. 6; Num. 26.2. One of the “chief men” who accompanied Ezra on his journey from Babylon to Jerusalem. Ezra 8:16. (b.c. 459.)3. A priest of the house of Jeshua the son of Jozadak,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary