Bible Names H-M: Jahath
Jahath in Easton's Bible Dictionary
union. (1.) A son of Shimei, and grandson of Gershom (1 Chr.
(2.) One of the sons of Shelomoth, of the family of
(3.) A Levite of the family of Merari, one of the
the repairs of the temple under Josiah (2 Chr. 34:12).
Jahath in Hitchcock's Bible Names
broken in pieces; descending
Jahath in Naves Topical Bible
-Name of four Levites
1Ch 4:2; 23:10,11; 24:22; 2Ch 34:12
Jahath in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. Son of Libni, the son of Gershom, the son of Levi.
1Ch 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. 1Ch
3. A man in the genealogy of Judah, 1Ch 4:2 son of
4. A Levite, son of Shelomoth. 1Ch 24:22
5. A Merarite Levite in the reign of Josiah. 2Ch 34:12
Jahath in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
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
(2) A frequent name for a descendant of Levi:
(a) Son of Libni, son of Gershom, the eldest son of Levi (1 Ch
6:20,43 (Hebrew 6:5,28), where "son of Libni" is omitted).
(b) Son of Shimei, son of Gershom (1 Ch 23:10 f).
(c) One of the "sons" of Shelomoth, a descendant of Izhar, son
of Kohath, the second son of Levi (1 Ch 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 Ch 34:12).
Jahath Scripture - 1 Chronicles 23:10
And the sons of Shimei [were], Jahath, Zina, and Jeush, and
Beriah. These four [were] the sons of Shimei.
Jahath Scripture - 1 Chronicles 24:22
Of the Izharites; Shelomoth: of the sons of Shelomoth; Jahath.
Jahath Scripture - 2 Chronicles 34:12
And the men did the work faithfully: and the overseers of them
[were] Jahath and Obadiah, the Levites, of the sons of Merari;
and Zechariah and Meshullam, of the sons of the Kohathites, to
set [it] forward; and [other of] the Levites, all that could
skill of instruments of musick.
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