Jether in Smiths Bible Dictionary

(his excellence). 1. Jethro, the father-in-law of Moses. Ex 4:18 (B.C. 1530.) 2. The first-born of Gideon's seventy sons. Jud 8:20 (B.C. 1256.) 3. The father of Amasa, captain-general of Absalom's army. (B.C. 1023.) Jether is another form of ITHRA. 2Sa 17:25 He is described in 1Ch 2:17 as an Ishmaelite, which again is more likely to be correct than the "Israelite" of the Hebrew in 2Sa 17:1 ... 4. The son of Jada, a descendant of Hezron, of the tribe of Judah. 1Ch 2:32 5. The son of Ezra. 1Ch 2:32 6. The chief of a family of warriors of the line of Asher, and father of Jephunneh. 1Ch 7:38 He is probably the same as ITHRAN in the preceding verse.

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