Jeush

JEUSH (jē'ŭsh, Heb. ye‘ûsh, he comes to help)

A son of Esau by his wife Oholibamah (Gen.36.5).A Benjamite, son of Bilhan (1Chr.7.10).A Gershonite Levite (1Chr.23.10-1Chr.23.11).A descendant of Jonathan (1Chr.8.39; Jehush kjv).


JEUSH jē’ ush (יְע֥וּשׁ). 1. A son of Esau by his wife Oholibamah (Gen 36:5, 14). He became an Edomite chief (Gen 36:18).

2. Son of Bilhan; a Benjaminite (1 Chron 7:10).

3. Son of Eshek; a descendant of Saul (1 Chron 8:39).

4. A Gershonite Levite and the family descended from him (1 Chron 23:10, 11).

5. A son of King Rehoboam (2 Chron 11:19).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(ye`ush, probably "he protects," "he comes to help"; see HPN, 109; Kethibh is ye`ish, in Ge 36:5,14; 1Ch 7:10):

(1) A "son" of Esau (Ge 36:5,14,18; 1Ch 1:35). "The name is thought by some to be identical with that, of an Arabian lion-god Yagut ...., meaning `helper,’ whose antiquity is vouched for by inscriptions of Thamud" (Skinner, Gen, 432).

(2) A Benjamite (1Ch 7:10), but probably a Zebulunite. See Curtis, Chronicles, 145 ff.

(3) A descendant of King Saul, the King James Version "Jehush" (1Ch 8:39).

(4) A Gershonite Levite (1Ch 23:10,11).

(5) A son of King Rehoboam (2Ch 11:19).