Jeremoth

Jeremoth [N] [S]

eminences; one that fears death
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Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Jeremoth'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Jeremoth [N] [H]

(heights ).

  1. A Benjamite chief, a son of the house of Beriah of Elpaal. ( 1 Chronicles 8:14 ) comp. 1Chr 8:12-18 (B.C. about 588.)
  2. A merarite levite, son of Mushi. ( 1 Chronicles 23:23 )
  3. Son of Heman; head of the thirteenth course of musicians in the divine service. ( 1 Chronicles 25:22 ) (B.C. 1014.)
  4. One of the sons of Elam, and,
  5. One of the sons of Zattu, who had taken strange wives. ( Ezra 10:26 Ezra 10:27 ) (B.C. 459.)
  6. The name which appears in the same list as "and RAMOTH," ver. 29.

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

JEREMOTH

jer'-e-moth

(a) yeremoth and

(b) yeremowth,

(c) yerimowth, meaning unknown:

Of the following (1) has form (b), (5) the form (c), the rest (a).

(1) In 1 Chronicles 7:8 (the King James Version "Jerimoth"), and

(2) In 1 Chronicles 8:14, Benjamites. Compare JEROHAM, (2).

(3) In 1 Chronicles 23:23, and (4) in 1 Chronicles 25:22 = "Jerimoth," 24:30; heads of Levitical houses.

(5) A Naphtalite, one of David's tribal princes (1 Chronicles 27:19); the King James Version "Jerimoth."

(6) (7) (8) Men who had married foreign wives. In Ezra 10:26 (="Hieremoth," 1 Esdras 9:27); Ezra 10:27 (="Jarimoth," 1 Esdras 9:28); Ezra 10:29 (="Hieremoth," 1 Esdras 9:30); the Qere of the last is weramoth, "and Ramoth"; so the Revised Version margin, the King James Version.

David Francis Roberts


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