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Jehoiarib (exilic priest)
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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).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
JOIARIB (PERSON) [Heb yôyārı̂b (יֹויָרִיב)]. Var. JEHOIARIB. A personal name formed with the theophoric element yô (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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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. 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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jeho-i´arib (whom Jehovah defends), head of the first of the twenty-four courses of priests. 1 Chron. 24:7.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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
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