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Bible Names H-M: Jahath


Jahath in Easton's Bible Dictionary union. (1.) A son of Shimei, and grandson of Gershom (1 Chr. 23:10). (2.) One of the sons of Shelomoth, of the family of Kohath (1 Chr. 24:22). (3.) A Levite of the family of Merari, one of the overseers of 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 (union). 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 23:10,11 3. A man in the genealogy of Judah, 1Ch 4:2 son of Reaiah ben-Shobal. 4. A Levite, son of Shelomoth. 1Ch 24:22 5. A Merarite Levite in the reign of Josiah. 2Ch 34:12 (B.C. 623.)

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 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). James Crichton

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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