Je'ush (Hebrew Yeush', יעוּשׁ, assembler; written יעַישׁ, Yeish', in the text of Ge 36:5,14; 1Ch 7:10), the name of several men.
1. (Sept. Ι᾿εούς, but Ι᾿εούλ, in 1Ch 1:35; Vulg. Jehus). The oldest of the three sons of Esau by Aholibamah, the daughter of Anah, born in Canaan, but afterwards a sheik of the Edomites (Ge 36:5,14,18; 1Ch 1:35). B.C. post 1964.
2. (Sept. Ι᾿εώς v.r. Ι᾿αούς, Vulg. Jehus.) The first named of the sons of Bilhan, grandson of Benjamin (1Ch 7:10). B.C. considerably post 1856.
3. (Sept. Ι᾿ωάς, Vulg. Jaus.) A Levite, one of the four sons of Shimei; not having many sons, he was reckoned with his brother Beriah as the third branch of the family (1Ch 23:10-11). B.C. 1014.
4. (Sept. Ι᾿εούς, Vulg. Jehus.) One of the three sons of Rehoboam, apparently by Abihail, his second wife (2Ch 11:19). B.C. post 973.
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5. (Sept. Ι᾿διάς v.r. Ι᾿άς, Vulg. Jehus, A. Vers. "Jehush.") The second son of Eshek, brother of Azel, of the descendants of Saul (1Ch 8:39). B.C. cir. 588.