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Father of Gedor in the line of Judah (1 Chr 4:18). Jered was the son of either Eshtemoa, Ezrah, or Mered and his Judaean wife, depending on the understanding of the difficult genealogy in 1 Chr 4.
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Jered [Jair-ed](Hebrew origin: Descent)(1 Chronicles 1:2). Unspecified date. Jered—also spelled Jared—was the grandfather of Methuselah and the ancestor of Noah. (Please see the entry for Jared [Genesis 5:15].)(1 Chronicles 4:18). Unspecified date. Jered, a descendant of Judah, was the son of Jehudijah.