(Jaʹrib) [May [God] Contend; [God] Has Conducted [Our] Legal Case].
2. One of the nine headmen whom Ezra sent to encourage Levites and Nethinim to come to the river Ahava and join the others on the journey to Jerusalem.—Ezr 8:15-20.
3. One of the listed relatives of the priests who “promised by shaking hands” that they would dismiss their foreign wives in response to Ezra’s bidding.—Ezr 10:18, 19.