Jahath

Jahath [N] [H] [S]

union.

  • A son of Shimei, and grandson of Gershom ( 1 Chronicles 23:10 ).

  • One of the sons of Shelomoth, of the family of Kohath ( 1 Chronicles 24:22 ).

  • A Levite of the family of Merari, one of the overseers of the repairs of the temple under Josiah ( 2 Chronicles 34:12 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Jahath". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Jahath [N] [E] [S]

    broken in pieces; descending
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
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    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Jahath'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Jahath [N] [E] [H]

    (union ).

    1. Son of Libni, the son of Gershom, the son of Levi. ( 1 Chronicles 6:20 ) (B.C. after 1706.)
    2. Head of a later house in the family of Gershom, being the eldest son of Shimei, the son of Laadan. ( 1 Chronicles 23:10 1 Chronicles 23:11 )
    3. A man in the genealogy of Judah, ( 1 Chronicles 4:2 ) son of Reaiah ben-Shobal.
    4. A Levite, son of Shelomoth. ( 1 Chronicles 24:22 )
    5. A Merarite Levite in the reign of Josiah. ( 2 Chronicles 34:12 ) (B.C. 623.)

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

    JAHATH

    ja'-hath (yachath, perhaps for yachteh, yachatheh, "he (God) will snatch up"):

    (1) Son of Reaiah, son of Shobal, a descendant of Judah, and father of Ahumai and Lahad, the families of the Zorathites (1 Chronicles 4:2).

    (2) A frequent name for a descendant of Levi:

    (a) Son of Libni, son of Gershom, the eldest son of Levi (1 Chronicles 6:20,43 (Hebrew 6:5,28), where "son of Libni" is omitted).

    (b) Son of Shimei, son of Gershom (1 Chronicles 23:10).

    (c) One of the "sons" of Shelomoth, a descendant of Izhar, son of Kohath, the second son of Levi (1 Chronicles 24:22).

    (d) A descendant of Merari, the third son of Levi, and an overseer in the repairing of the temple in the reign of Josiah (2 Chronicles 34:12).

    James Crichton


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'JAHATH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.