Ja'rib (Heb. Ylarib', יָרַיב, an adversary, as in Ps 35:1, etc.; Sept. Ι᾿αρείβ, Ι᾿αρίβ), the name of three or four men. SEE JAREB.
1. A son of Simeon (1Ch 4:24); elsewhere (Ge 46:10, etc.) called JACHIN SEE JACHIN (q.v.).
2. One of the popular chiefs dispatched by Ezra to ,.procure the company of priests in the return to Jerusalem (Ezr 8:16). B.C. 459.
3. One of the priests of the kindred' of Jeshua that divorced their Gentile wives after the Exile (Ezr 10:18). B.C. 459.
4. A Graecized or corrupt form (1 Macc. 14:29; compare 2:1) of JOARIB SEE JOARIB (q.v.).