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Easton's Bible Dictionary


descent. (1.) The fourth antediluvian patriarch in descent from Seth (Gen 5:15-20; Luk 3:37), the father of Enoch; called Jered in 1Ch 1:2.

(2.) A son of Ezra probably (1Ch 4:18).

Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary


a ruling; commanding; coming down

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


ja'-red (yeredh, "descent"; pausal form, yaredh, in Ge 5:15; 1Ch 1:2, hence, English Versions of the Bible "Jared" for "Jered"; Iared): In Ge 5:15-20; 1Ch 1:2; Lu 3:37, son of Mahalaleel and father of Enoch. The King James Version has "Jered" in 1Ch 1:2.

The name is supposed by Budde to denote a degeneration of the human race, the first five generations being righteous, their successors not, except Enoch and Noah. The name has been identified with that of Irad (iradh), Ge 4:18. See Skinner, Gen, 117, 129, 131.

Smith's Bible Dictionary


(descent) one of the antediluvian patriarchs, and further of Enoch (Genesis 5:15-16; 5:18-20; Luke 3:37). In the lists of Chronicles the name is given in the Authorized Version JERED.


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