Jehoiarib, Joiarib

JEHOIARIB, JOIARIB (jē-hoi'a-rĭb, joi'a-rĭb, Heb. yehôyārîv, Jehovah will contend). 1. A priest in the days of David who drew first place in the divine service (1Chr.24.7).

2. One of the first priests to return from exile with Zerubbabel (1Chr.9.10).

3. A man Ezra sent back to Babylon to obtain Levites to assist the priests (Ezra.8.16-Ezra.8.17).

4. The son of Zechariah, son of a man of Shiloh but of the tribe of Judah (Neh.11.5).

5. A priest who returned with Zerubbabel (Neh.11.10; Neh.12.6).