Bible Names H-M: Jared
Jared in Easton's Bible Dictionary
descent. (1.) The fourth antediluvian patriarch in descent
Seth (Gen. 5:15-20; Luke 3:37), the father of Enoch;
Jered in 1 Chr. 1:2.
(2.) A son of Ezra probably (1 Chr. 4:18).
Jared in Hitchcock's Bible Names
a ruling; commanding; coming down
Jared in Naves Topical Bible
-1. Also called JERED
A descendant of Seth
Ge 5:15,16,18,19,20; 1Ch 1:2
-2. An ancestor of Jesus
Jared in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(descent), one of the antediluvian patriarchs, and further of
Enoch Ge 5:15,16,18-20; Lu 3:37 In the lists of Chronicles the
name is given in the Authorized Version JERED.
Jared in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
ja'-red (yeredh, "descent"; pausal form, yaredh, in Gen 5:15;
1 Ch 1:2, hence, English Versions of the Bible "Jared" for
"Jered"; Iared): In Gen 5:15-20; 1 Ch 1:2; Lk 3:37, son of
Mahalaleel and father of Enoch. The King James Version has
"Jered" in 1 Ch 1:2.
The name is supposed by Budde to denote a degeneration of the
human race, the first five generations being righteous, their
successors not, except Enoch and Noah. The name has been
identified with that of Irad (iradh), Gen 4:18. See Skinner,
Gen, 117, 129, 131.
Jared in Wikipedia
is a proper name that is a very common first name (in various
Western countries) of Biblical derivation, etymologically from
the Hebrew language, and one of the names by which Moses was
known. Translated it means "descent" derived from Miriam who
had "descended to the Nile" to find out what happened to her
brother. In the Hebrew it is written ירד / יֶרֶד / יָרֶד,
pronounced yĕ\yā́-rĕḏ. When transliterated into the English
language, variations include Jared / Jarred / Jarrad / Jaryd /
Jarod / Jered /Jeredd /Jeryd / Jerad / Jerrad / Jurd / Jerid
(among other variations), being generally pronounced as dʒĕ-
rĕd\rəd; according to classic Biblical pronunciation (denoted
by syllabic stress accenting) it can be rendered dʒā\dʒē-rĕd.
The name can be phonetically transcribed from Hebrew to
English as Yared(h) / Yered(h) / Yored (h).
Jared is a typical Hebrew name that is very common across the
Western world. The dead sea scrolls also have records of the
name "Yah-rod" meaning "the perpetual leader"...
Jared Scripture - Genesis 5:16
And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and
thirty years, and begat sons and daughters:
Jared Scripture - Genesis 5:18
And Jared lived an hundred sixty and two years, and he begat
Jared Scripture - Genesis 5:19
And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and
begat sons and daughters:
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