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Jarib (priest)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jarib, Son of Jeshua
Jarib, Descendant of Jeshua (יָרִיב‎, yariv). A priest and descendant of Jeshua, high priest in the time of Zerubbabel. Jarib was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jarib (Person)
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
Jarib
Jarib. 1. 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. Jeshua’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:18).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jarib
3. In Ezr. 10:18, a priest who had married a foreign wife (1 Esd. 9:19; AV, NEB, Joribus).
Jarib
Jarib jāʹrib, järʹib [Heb. yārîḇ—‘he contends,’ or ‘takes [our] part,’ or ‘conducts [our] case’].
Joribus
Joribus jōʹrə-bəs. An AV and NEB variant of Jarib 3; also an NEB variant of Jarib 2.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jarib
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
Jarib
JARIB1. A son of Simeon and the founder of a tribal family (1 Chr 4:24). He is called Jachin (q.v.) in (Gen 46:10; Ex 6:15; Num 26:12).2. One of the leading men who helped Ezra in securing temple servants before the return to Palestine (Ezr 8:16).3. A priest who had married a foreign wife and who
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jarib
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
Jarib
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
Jarib
JA´RIB (jaʹrib; “he will contend, contender”).1. A son of Simeon (1 Chron. 4:24), given in Gen. 46:10 as Jachin (which see) or Jakin (NIV).2. One of the leading men sent by Ezra to secure a priest “for the house of our God” on the return from Jerusalem (Ezra 8:16–17), about 457 b.c.3. A priest of
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jarib
Jariban adversary. (1.) A son of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:24).(2.) One of the chiefs sent by Ezra to bring up the priests to Jerusalem (Ezra 8:16).(3.) Ezra 10:18.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jarib
JARIB [JAY rib] (may he strive) — the name of three men in the Old Testament:1. A son of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:24), also called Jachin (Ex. 6:15).2. A clan leader in Ezra’s time (Ezra 8:15–16).3. A priest who divorced his pagan wife after the Captivity (Ezra 10:18).
See also
Relatives
Joshua Father
Gedaliah Brother
Eliezer Brother
Maaseiah Brother
Jehozadak Grandfather
Roles