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Jehoiarib (exilic priest)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehoiarib, Son of Zechariah
Jehoiarib, Son of Zechariah (יְהוֹיָרִיב‎, yehoyariv). Also called Joiarib (יוֹיָרִיב‎, yoyariv). A priest who returned to Judah after the Babylonian exile (e.g., 1 Chr 9:10; Ezra 8:16; Neh 11:5; 12:6).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jehoiarib (Person)
JEHOIARIB (PERSON) [Heb yĕhôyārı̂b (יְהֹויָרִיב)]. Var. JOIARIB. A priestly family, descended from Aaron, whose name means “May Yahweh contend (for me)” (IPN, 28, 201; cf. Jerubbaal, “May Baal contend”).1. According to 1 Chr 24:4, 7, Jehoiarib was an eponymous head of a family and the one to whom
Joiarib (Person)
JOIARIB (PERSON) [Heb yôyārı̂b (יֹויָרִיב)]. Var. JEHOIARIB. A personal name formed with the theophoric element (an alternate form uses yĕhô) and the imperfect of the Hebrew verb rı̂b which means “Yahweh will contend,” “Yahweh contends,” or “may Yahweh contend” in the sense of conducting a lawsuit
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehoiarib
Jehoiarib. 1. Alternate form of Joiarib, a priestly family in Jerusalem, in 1 Chronicles 9:10.See Joiarib #1.2. Priest in the time of King David, assigned to head the first of 24 divisions of priests for temple duty (1 Chr 24:7).
Joiarib
Joiarib. 1. One of the Jewish leaders whom Ezra sent to Iddo at Casiphia to gather Levites and temple servants for the caravan of Jews returning to Palestine from Babylon (Ezr 8:16). He is alternately called Jehoiarib in 1 Chronicles 9:10.2. Zechariah’s son, the father of Adaiah, and an ancestor of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Joiarib
Joiarib joiʹe-rib [Heb. yôyārîḇ—‘Yahweh pleads, contends’].1. A priest in David’s time (1 Ch. 24:7) and his priestly descendants (9:10; Neh. 11:10; 12:6, 19). See Joarib.2. A leading man of Ezra’s time (Ezr. 8:16).3. A Judahite (Neh. 11:5).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jehoiarib
JEHOIARIB1. Alternate form of Joiarib, a priestly family in Jerusalem, in 1 Chronicles 9:10. See Joiarib #1.2. Priest in the time of King David, assigned to head the first of 24 divisions of priests for annual temple duty (1 Chr 24:7).
Joiarib
JOIARIB1. One of the Jewish leaders whom Ezra sent to Iddo at Casiphia to gather Levites and temple servants for the caravan of Jews returning to Palestine from Babylon (Ezr 8:16). He is alternately called Jehoiarib in 1 Chronicles 9:10.2. Zechariah’s son, the father of Adaiah, and an ancestor of a
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Joiarib
Joiarib (joi´uh-rib; a shortened form of Jehoiarib; Heb., “the Lord will contend”).1 A Levite teacher who met Ezra at the Ahava River and was commanded to return to Jerusalem from Babylon (Ezra 8:16).2 A Judahite ancestor of Maaseiah, a postexilic inhabitant of Jerusalem (Neh. 11:5).3 Apparently the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jehoiarib
JEHOIARIB. Also appears as Joiarib q.v. both in Heb. and in English. It is difficult always to tell whether the name refers to an individual or a member of the priestly course.1. A priest, the head of the first of the 24 courses of the priesthood in the days of David (1 Chr 24:7).2. A priest who returned
Joiarib
JOIARIB1. A priest in the time of David (1 Chr 24:7).2. One of the “men of understanding” or teachers sent by Ezra to Casiphia to request that the ministers for the temple be sent to accompany them to Jerusalem (Ezr 8:16–17).3. The son of Zechariah of the tribe of Judah whose descendants dwelt in
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jehoiarib
Jehoiarib (Heb. yĕhôyārɩ̂ḇ) (also JOIARIB)A priest during the reign of David (1 Chr. 24:7); eponymous ancestor of a priestly house among the returned exiles (9:10). At Neh. 11:10 he is called Joiarib.
Joiarib
Joiarib (Heb. yôyārɩ̂ḇ) (also JEHOIARIB)1. A “man of insight” sent by Ezra to Iddo in Casiphia, requesting levitical priests for the temple (Ezra 8:16).2. A Judahite; son of Zechariah (25), father of Adaiah, and ancestor of Maaseiah (Neh. 11:5).3. A priest who returned with Zerubbabel from captivity
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jehoiarib
Jehoiarib [jə hoiˊə rĭb] (Heb. yehōyārîḇ “may Yahweh contend”). † A priest during the reign of King David (1 Chr. 24:7); eponymous ancestor of a priestly house among the returned exiles (9:10). At Neh. 11:10 he is called Joiarib.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jeho-iarib
Jeho-i´arib (whom Jehovah defends), head of the first of the twenty-four courses of priests. 1 Chron. 24:7.
Jo-iarib
Jo-i´arib (whom Jehovah defends).1. A layman who returned from Babylon with Ezra. Ezra 8:16. (b.c. 459.)2. The founder of one of the courses of priests, elsewhere called in full Jehoiarib. Neh. 12:6, 19.3. A Shilonite—i.e., probably a descendant of Shelah the son of Judah. Neh. 11:5. (b.c. before
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jehoiarib
JEHOI´ARIB (je-hoyʹa-rib; “Jehovah will contend”). Head of the first of the twenty-four divisions of priests, as arranged by David (1 Chron. 24:7), about 961 b.c. Some of his descendants returned from the Babylonian captivity (1 Chron. 9:10; Neh. 11:10, “Joiarib”). Jewish tradition asserts that only
Joiarib
JOI´ARIB (joyʹa-rib; “Jehovah will contend”).1. A teacher, and one of those with whom Ezra consulted upon the subject of obtaining a company of Levites to return with him to Jerusalem (Ezra 8:16). This conference took place at the river Ahava (v. 15) and resulted in sending a delegation to “Iddo the
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jehoiarib
JehoiaribJehovah defends, a priest at Jerusalem, head of one of the sacerdotal courses (1 Chr. 9:10; 24:7). His “course” went up from Babylon after the Exile (Ezra 2:36–39; Neh. 7:39–42).
Joiarib
Joiarib(whom Jehovah defends) = Jehoiarib. (1.) The founder of one of the courses of the priests (Neh. 11:10).(2.) Neh. 11:5; a descendant of Judah.(3.) Neh. 12:6.(4.) Ezra 8:16, a “man of understanding” whom Ezra sent to “bring ministers for the house of God.”
See also
Relatives
Zechariah Father
Jedaiah Son
Adaiah Son
Hazaiah Grandson
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