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jā´hath ( יחת , yaḥath , perhaps for יחתּה , yaḥteh , יחתה , yaḥătheh , "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 Chronicles 4:2 ).

(2) A frequent name for a descendant of Levi:

( a ) Son of Libni, son of Gershom, the eldest son of Levi ( 1 Chronicles 6:20 , 1 Chronicles 6:43 ( Hebrews 6:5 , 28), where "son of Libni" is omitted).

( b ) Son of Shimei, son of Gershom ( 1 Chronicles 23:10 f).

( 100 ) One of the "sons" of Shelomoth, a descendant of Izhar, son of Kohath, the second son of Levi ( 1 Chronicles 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 Chronicles 34:12 ).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Jahath'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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