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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Jachin

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1. The righthand pillar of the two brazen ones set up in the porch of the Temple of Solomon, that on the left or north being called "Boaz" (IKings 7:21 2Chronicles 3:17 ). For an elaborate reconstruction of these pillars based on Assyrian and Egyptian models and on the parallel description in Jeremiah 52:21-23 , see Perrot and Chipiez, "History of Art in Sardinia and Judæ a," pp. 250-257, and plates vi. and vii., London, n.d. Comp. Freemasonry . 2. Fourth son of Simeon and founder of the family of the Jachinites ( Genesis 46:10 Exodus 6:15 Numbers 26:12 ). In the parallel list of 1Chronicles 4:24 his name is given as "Jarib." 3. Head of the twenty-first division of priests in the time of David ( 1Chronicles 24:17 ) his descendants returned from Babylon (ib. 9:10 Nehemiah 11:10 ).

E. G. H. M. Sel.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Jachin'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tje/j/jachin.html. 1901.

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