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Jo-iarib

Jo-iarib [N] [E] [H]

(whom Jehovah defends. )

  1. A layman who returned form Babylon with Ezra. ( Ezra 8:16 ) (B.C. 459.)
  2. The founder of one of the courses of priests, elsewhere called in full JEHOIARIB. ( Nehemiah 12:6 Nehemiah 12:19 )
  3. A Shilonite --i.e. probably a descendant of Shelah the son of Judah. ( Nehemiah 11:5 ) (B.C. before 536.)

[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 'Joiarib'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.