jahath Summary and Overview
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 Smith's 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 Schaff's Bible Dictionary
JA'HATH (union). 1. A descendant of Judah. 1 Chr 4:2. 2. A Levite of the family of Gershom, and progenitor of Asaph. 1 Chr 6:20. 3. A Levite, head of a branch of the same family. 1 Chr 23:10-11. 4. A Levite of the Kohathites in the reign of David. 1 Chr 24:22. 5. A Merarite Levite in the reign of Josiah, an overseer of the repairingwork in the temple. 2 Chr 34:12.
jahath in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1 Chronicles 6:20,39,43.1 Chronicles 23:10,11. 1 Chronicles 24:22. 2 Chronicles 34:12.