Joiarib

(whom Jehovah defends.)

+ A layman who returned form Babylon with Ezra. (Ezra 8:16) (B.C. 459.)

+ The founder of one of the courses of priests, elsewhere called in full Jehoiarib. (Nehemiah 12:6,19)

+ A Shilonite--i.e. probably a descendant of Shelah the son of Judah. (Nehemiah 11:5) (B.C. before 536.)