A shortened form of Jehoiarib. 1 A Levite teacher who met Ezra at the Ahava River and was commanded to return to Jerusalem from Babylon (Ezra 8:16). 2 A Judahite ancestor of Maaseiah, a postexilic inhabitant of Jerusalem (Neh 11:5). 3 Apparently the father of Jedaiah, a priest who lived in postexilic Jerusalem (Neh 11:10). However, a parallel passage (1Chr 9:10) omits “son of” and lists Joiarib (Jehoiarib) as one of the priests along with Jedaiah. 4 A priest who returned from the Babylonian captivity with Zerubbabel (Neh 12:6); possibly the same as 3 above. 5 A postexilic family group headed by Mattenai (Neh 12:19).
16Then I sent for Eliezer, Ariel, Shemaiah, Elnathan, Jarib, Elnathan, Nathan, Zechariah, and Meshullam, who were leaders, and for Joiarib and Elnathan, who wer ... View more
5and Maaseiah son of Baruch son of Col-hozeh son of Hazaiah son of Adaiah son of Joiarib son of Zechariah son of the Shilonite.
10Of the priests: Jedaiah son of Joiarib, Jachin,
10Of the priests: Jedaiah, Jehoiarib, Jachin,
6Shemaiah, Joiarib, Jedaiah,
19of Joiarib, Mattenai; of Jedaiah, Uzzi;