King James Bible Dictionary



The Bible

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

(whom Jehovah defends) = Jehoiarib.

1. The founder of one of the courses of the priests (Nehemiah 11:10).

2. Nehemiah 11:5; a descendant of Judah.

3. Nehemiah 12:6.

4. Ezra 8:16, a "man of understanding" whom Ezra sent to "bring ministers for the house of God."

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

chiding, or multiplying, of the Lord

Naves Topical Index

1. A returned exile
Ezra 8:16

2. A descendant of Judah
Nehemiah 11:5

3. A priest who returned from Babylon
Nehemiah 12:6; Nehemiah 12:19

4. See Jehoiarib

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(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 12:6,19)
  3. A Shilonite

    i.e. probably a descendant of Shelah the son of Judah. (Nehemiah 11:5) (B.C. before 536.)