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Joarib
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Joarib
Joarib (Ἰωαρίβ, Iōarib). The head of the first of 24 divisions of priests under King David; ancestor of Mattathias, initiator (with his five sons) of the Maccabean revolt (1 Macc 2:1; 14:29). Joarib is a priestly clan name (1 Chr 24:7).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Joarib (Person)
JOARIB (PERSON) [Gk Iōarib (Ἰωαριβ)]. The name of the priestly clan of Mattathias, the original leader of the Jewish resistance against the Hellenizing activities of Antiochus Epiphanes and the father of five sons who aided him (1 Macc 2:1; 14:29). The Heb name yĕhôyārı̂b or yôyārı̂b means “Yahweh
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Joarib
Joarib jōʹə-rib [Gk. Iōarib]; AV also JARIB. Ancestor of Mattathias (1 Macc. 2:1; 14:29), called Jehoiarib or Joiarib in the OT, the chief of the first of the twenty-four courses of priests in the reign of David.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Joarib
JOARIB Ancestor of Mattathias (1 Macc 2:1; 14:29), and according to 1 Chronicles 24:7 (there spelled Jehoiarib), head of the first of the 24 courses of priests in David’s time.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Joarib
Joarib (Gk. Iōarib) (also JEHOIARIB)The head of the priestly family from which was descended Mattathias, who with his sons initiated the Maccabean Revolt (1 Macc. 2:1; 14:29). At 1 Chr. 24:7 he is called Jehoiarib.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Joarib
Joarib [jōˊə rĭb] (Gk. Iōarib).* Head of the priestly family from which was descended Mattathias, who with his sons initiated the Maccabean revolt (1 Macc. 2:1; 14:29; KJV “Jarib”). At 1 Chr. 24:7 he is called Jehoiarib.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JOARIB
JOARIB<jo’-a-rib> ([ Ἰωαρίβ, Ioarib]; the King James Version Jarib): Ancestor of Mattathias (1 Macc 14:29), given as “Joarib” in the King James Version of 1 Macc 2:1; he was chief of the first of the 24 courses of priests in the reign of David. Varieties of the name are Jarib, Joarib, and Jehoiarib
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Joarib
Joarib joh’uh-rib (Ιωαριβ, from Heb. יוֹיָרִיבH3424, “Yahweh contends [for me]”; see Joiarib). Mattathias the priest, who instigated the Maccabean Revolt (see Maccabee), is described as belonging to “the sons of Joarib” (1 Macc. 2:1; 14:29 [KJV, “Jarib”]). The reference is no doubt to Jehoiarib, who
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Joarib
JOARIB, jō′a-rib (Ἰωαρίβ, Iōaríb; AV Jarib): Ancestor of Mattathias (1 Macc 14:29), given as “Joarib” in AV of 1 Macc 2:1; he was chief of the first of the 24 courses of priests in the reign of David. Varieties of the name are Jarib, Joarib, and Jehoiarib (1 Ch 24:7).
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
JOARIB
JOARIB joh´uh-rib [Ἰωαρίβ Iōarib]. Joarib was the head of the family of Mattathias and his sons, the original leaders of the Jewish resistance against the Hellenizing program of Antiochus Epiphanes (1 Macc 2:1; 14:29). Hebrew derivations of this name appear in Nehemiah and 1 Chronicles as JEHOIARIB
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Relatives
Mattathias Relative