King James Bible Dictionary



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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary


1. The fourth son of Simeon (Genesis 46:10), called also Jarib (1 Chronicles 4:24).

2. The head of one of the courses (the twenty-first) of priests (1 Chronicles 24:17).

3. One of the priests who returned from the Exile (1 Chronicles 9:10).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

he that strengthens and makes steadfast

Naves Topical Index

1. Son of Simeon

General references
Genesis 46:10; Exodus 6:15; Numbers 26:12

Called Jarib
1 Chronicles 4:24

2. Name of a pillar

General references
1 Kings 7:21; 2 Chronicles 3:17

3. A priest, who returned from exile to Jerusalem
1 Chronicles 9:10; Nehemiah 11:10

4. A priest, head of one of the courses
1 Chronicles 24:17

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(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)

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Jachin and Boaz

The names of two brazen columns set up in Solomon's temple (1 Kings 7:15-22). Each was eighteen cubits high and twelve in circumference (Jeremiah 52:21, 23; 1 Kings 7:17-21). They had doubtless a symbolical import.