(jehr' ih ahth) Personal name meaning, “fearsome.” Person related to Caleb, but the grammatical construction of Hebrew makes understanding of exact relationship difficult (1 Chronicles 2:18): a second wife (KJV, NIV, NAS, NRSV); daughter (REB, TEV with many commentators).
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'JERIOTH'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".