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Joiarib

Meaning: whom Jehovah defends = Jehoiarib

This was the name of two biblical men…

  1. The founder of one of the courses of the priests (Neh. 11:10).

  2. Neh. 11:5; a descendant of Judah.

  3. Neh. 12:6.

  4. Ezra 8:16, a “man of understanding” whom Ezra sent to “bring ministers for the house of God.”