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HEBREW: 3274 vyey Y@`iysh 3266 vwey Y@`uwsh
NAVE: Jeush
EBD: Jeush
Jether | Jetheth | Jethlah | Jethro | Jetur | Jeush | Jeuz | Jew, Jewess, Jewish | Jewel | Jeweler, Cutter Of Stones | Jewels


In Bible versions:

son of Esau and Oholibamah
son of Bilhan, great grandson of Benjamin son of Israel
son of Eshek of Benjamin
a Levitical chief of the descendants of Shimei, son of Gershon, under King David
son of Rehoboam

he that is devoured ( --> same as Jeuz)


Strongs #03274: vyey Y@`iysh

Jeush = "assembler"

1) son of Esau by Aholibamah the daughter of Anah, son of Zibeon the
2) a Benjamite, son of Bilhan

3274 Y`iysh yeh-eesh'

from 5789; hasty; Jeish, the name of an Edomite and of a an
Israelite:-Jeush (from the margin). Compare 3266.
see HEBREW for 05789
see HEBREW for 03266

Strongs #03266: vwey Y@`uwsh

Jehush or Jeush = "He hurries to aid"

1) son of Eshek, a remote descendant of king Saul
2) a Gershonite Levite of the house of Shimei
3) son of king Rehoboam of Judah

3266 Y`uwsh yeh-oosh'

from 5789; hasty; Jeush, the name of an Edomite and of four
Israelites:-Jehush, Jeush. Compare 3274.
see HEBREW for 05789
see HEBREW for 03274

Jeush [EBD]

assembler. (1.) The oldest of Esau's three sons by Aholibamah (Gen. 36:5, 14, 18).

(2.) A son of Bilhan, grandson of Benjamin (1 Chr. 7:10).

(3.) A Levite, one of the sons of Shimei (1 Chr. 23:10, 11).

(4.) One of the three sons of Rehoboam (2 Chr. 11:19).

(5.) 1 Chr. 8:39.

Jeush [NAVE]

1. Son of Esau, Gen. 36:5, 14, 18; 1 Chr. 1:35.
2. A Benjamite, 1 Chr. 7:10.
3. A Gershonite Levite, 1 Chr. 23:10, 11.
4. Son of Rehoboam, 2 Chr. 11:19.


  1. Son of Esau by Aholiabamah the daughter of Anah, the son of Zebeon the Hivite. (Genesis 36:6,14,18; 1 Chronicles 1:35) (B.C. after 1797.)
  2. A Benjamite, son of Bilhah. (1 Chronicles 7:10,11)
  3. A Gershonite Levite, of the house of Shimei. (1 Chronicles 23:10,11) (B.C. 1014.)
  4. Son of Rehoboam king of Judah. (2 Chronicles 11:18,19) (B.C. after 97.)


JEUSH - je'-ush (ye`ush, probably "he protects," "he comes to help"; see HPN, 109; Kethibh is ye`ish, in Gen 36:5,14; 1 Ch 7:10):

(1) A "son" of Esau (Gen 36:5,14,18; 1 Ch 1:35). "The name is thought by some to be identical with that, of an Arabian lion-god Yagut ...., meaning `helper,' whose antiquity is vouched for by inscriptions of Thamud" (Skinner, Gen, 432).

(2) A Benjamite (1 Ch 7:10), but probably a Zebulunite. See Curtis, Chronicles, 145 ff.

(3) A descendant of King Saul, the King James Version "Jehush" (1 Ch 8:39).

(4) A Gershonite Levite (1 Ch 23:10,11).

(5) A son of King Rehoboam (2 Ch 11:19).

David Francis Roberts

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