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Jachin

Jachin [N] [E] [H]

(he shall establish ).

  1. One of the two pillars which were set up "in the porch," ( 1 Kings 7:21 ) or before the temple. ( 2 Chronicles 3:17 ) of Solomon. [BOAZ]
  2. Fourth son of Simeon, ( Genesis 46:10 ; Exodus 6:15 ) founder of the family of the Jachinites. ( Numbers 26:12 )
  3. Head of the twenty-first course of priests in the time of David. ( 1 Chronicles 9:10 ; 24:17 ; Nehemiah 11:10 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jachin'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.