JASHUB (PERSON) [Heb yāšûb (יָשׁוּב)]. The name of 2 individuals in the Hebrew Bible. Noth categorized “Jasub” as a “wish name” which means “may be (Yaweh) turn (to us again)” (IPN, 199).1. One of the 4 sons of Issachar (Num 26:24; 1 Chr 7:1 [K yšyb, Q yāšûb]). Noth also stated that the section
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jashub (Heb. yāšûḇ) (also IOB)1. The third son of Issachar (Num. 26:24; 1 Chr. 7:1Kyāšɩ̂ḇ); eponymous ancestor of the Jashubites. The name appears as Iob (yōḇ) at Gen. 46:13.2. A returned exile who divorced his foreign wife (Ezra 10:29).
Jashub [Jay-shuhb](Hebrew origin: He will return)(Numbers 26:24). 17th century b.c. Jashub—called Job in the book of Genesis (Genesis 46:13)—was the third son of Issachar and one of the seventy Israelites who immigrated to Egypt. His brothers were Tola, Pua—called Phuvah in the book of Genesis, and
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
JASHUB jay´shuhb [יָשׁוּב yashuv]. Meaning “he comes back.” 1. Third son of Issachar (Gen 46:13; Num 26:24; 1 Chr 7:1), also called IOB in the Hebrew text (Gen 46:13).2. One of the descendants of BANI (or MANI in 1 Esdras) who was persuaded by the scribe Ezra to send away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:29;