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(jay' rihb) Personal name meaning, “He contends against” or “is legal opponent of” (see Psalm 35:1 ; Isaiah 49:25 ). 1 . Member of tribe of Simeon (1 Chronicles 4:24 , but called Jachin in Numbers 26:12 ). See Ezra 8:16 ). 3 . Priest who pledged under Ezra's leadership to divorce his foreign wife to remove the temptation to worship the foreigners' gods (Ezra 10:18 ).

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Jarib'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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