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Jaroah
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jaroah, Son of Gilead
Jaroah, Son of Gilead (יָרוֹחַ‎, yaroach). A son of Gilead and a descendant of Gad (1 Chr 5:14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jaroah (Person)
JAROAH (PERSON) [Heb yārôaḥ (יָרֹוחַ)]. A Gadite, who was the grandfather of Abihail (1 Chr 5:14), the father of the 11 (or 10; see SHAPHAT) sons listed in 1 Chr 5:12–13. His name may be cognate with an Arabic term (wariḫa) that means “soft” or “delicate” (Noth IPN, 226). The several textual variants
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jaroah
Jaroah (Heb. yārôaḥ)A man of the tribe of Gad who lived in Bashan; son of Gilead and grandfather of Abihail (1 Chr. 5:14).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jaroah
Jaroah [jə rōˊə] (Heb. yārôaḥ). A man of the tribe of Gad who lived in Basham; son of Gilead and father of Huri (1 Chr. 5:14).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jaroah
JARO´AH (ja-rōʹa; cf. Arab. wariha, “to be soft”). A chief man of the tribe of Gad living in Bashan (1 Chron. 5:14), before 740 b.c.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JAROAH
JAROAH<ja-ro’-a> ([יָרוֹחַ‎, yaroach], meaning unknown): A Gadite chief (1 Ch 5:14). But the text is doubtful; see Curtis, Chronicles, 124.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Jaroah
Jaroah [Juh-roh-uh](Hebrew origin: New Moon)(1 Chronicles 5:14). Unspecified date. Jaroah, son of Gilead and father of Huri, of the tribe of Gad, was an ancestor of a clan that lived in Gilead in Bashan, east of the Jordan River.
See also
Relatives
Gilead Father
Huri Son
Michael Grandfather
Abihail Grandson