The origin of the name Jarib is Hebrew


This is how Jarib is written in Hebrew:

יָרִיב = Yariyb


The  biblical meaning of the name Jarib is: he contends.



Jarib was a son of Simeon, other Jarib was one of the chief men of Israel who returned from exile with Ezra and a third Jarib was a priest of the house of Jeshua.


The name Jarib appears in the bible in the following verses:

1 Chronicles 4:24 KJV
The sons of Simeon were, Nemuel, and Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, and Shaul:

Ezra 8:16 KJV
Then sent I for Eliezer, for Ariel, for Shemaiah, and for Elnathan, and for Jarib, and for Elnathan, and for Nathan, and for Zechariah, and for Meshullam, chief men; also for Joiarib, and for Elnathan, men of understanding.

Ezra 10:18 KJV
And among the sons of the priests there were found that had taken strange wives: namely, of the sons of Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and his brethren; Maaseiah, and Eliezer, and Jarib, and Gedaliah.

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