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

An adversary.

1. A son of Simeon (1 Chronicles 4:24).

2. One of the chiefs sent by Ezra to bring up the priests to Jerusalem (Ezra 8:16).

3. Ezra 10:18.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

fighting; chiding; multiplying; avenging

Naves Topical Index

1. Son of Simeon
1 Chronicles 4:24

2. A chief among the captivity
Ezra 8:16

3. A priest who married an idolatrous wife
Ezra 10:18

Smith's Bible Dictionary


  1. Named in the list of (1 Chronicles 4:24) only, as a son of Simeon. Perhaps the same as JACHIN. Genesis 46; Exodus 6; Numbers 6.
  2. One of the "chief men" who accompanied Ezra on his journey from Babylon to Jerusalem. (Ezra 8:16) (B.C. 469.)
  3. A priest of the house of Jeshua the son of Jozadak, who had married a foreign wife, and was compelled by Ezra to put her away. (Ezra 10:18) (B.C. 459.)
  4. 1 Macc. 14.29. A contraction or corruption of the name JOARIB. ch. 2.1.