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Ja’chin (he shall establish).

1. One of the two pillars which were set up “in the porch,” 1 Kings 7:21, or before the temple, 2 Chron. 3:17, of Solomon. [Boaz.]

2. Fourth son of Simeon, Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15; founder of the family of the Jachinites. Num. 26:12.

3. Head of the twenty-first course of priests in the time of David. 1 Chron. 9:10; 24:17; Neh. 11:10.