International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
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 Ch 4:2).
(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).
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'jahath'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE
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