Joiarib in Easton's Bible Dictionary
(whom Jehovah defends) = Jehoiarib. (1.) The founder of one of
the courses of the priests (Neh. 11:10).
(2.) Neh. 11:5; a descendant of Judah.
(3.) Neh. 12:6.
(4.) Ezra 8:16, a "man of understanding" whom Ezra
"bring ministers for the house of God."
Joiarib in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Joiarib in Naves Topical Bible
-1. A returned exile
-2. A descendant of Judah
-3. A priest who returned from Babylon
Joiarib in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
joi'-a-rib (yoyaribh, "Yahweh pleads" or "contends"; compare
(1) A "teacher" of Ezra's time (Ezr 8:16).
(2) A Judahite (Neh 11:5).
(3) In Neh 11:10; 12:6,19 = JEHOIARIB (which see).
Joiarib in Wikipedia
Joiarib ("God will contend") is the name of two Biblical
Ancestor of Maaseiah the son of Baruch, who was one of those
to resettle Jerusalem after the return from Babylonia. (Neh.
The head of a family of priests at the time of the return from
Babylonia. (Neh. 12:6 ) He was one of the "men of
understanding" sent by Ezra to Iddo in order to procure men to
minister in the Temple. (Ezr. 8:16 ) His son was Jedaiah, one
of the priests to resettle Jerusalem. (Neh. 11:10 ) The head
of the family at the time of Joiakim was Mattenai. (Neh. 12:19
Joiarib Scripture - Ezra 8:16
Then sent I for Eliezer, for Ariel, for Shemaiah, and for
Elnathan, and for Jarib, and for Elnathan, and for Nathan, and
for Zechariah, and for Meshullam, chief men; also for Joiarib,
and for Elnathan, men of understanding.
Joiarib Scripture - Nehemiah 11:10
Of the priests: Jedaiah the son of Joiarib, Jachin.
Joiarib Scripture - Nehemiah 11:5
And Maaseiah the son of Baruch, the son of Colhozeh, the son
of Hazaiah, the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib, the son of
Zechariah, the son of Shiloni.