upright. “The Book of Jasher,” rendered in the LXX. “the Book of the Upright One,” by the Vulgate “the Book of Just Ones,” was probably a kind of national sacred song-book, a collection of songs in praise of the heroes of Israel, a “book of golden deeds,” a national anthology. We have only two specimens from the book, (1) the words of Joshua which he spake to the Lord at the crisis of the battle of Beth-horon (Josh. 10:12, 13); and (2) “the Song of the Bow,” that beautiful and touching mournful elegy which David composed on the occasion of the death of Saul and Jonathan (2 Sam. 1:18-27).
dweller among the people; or to whom the people turn, the Hachmonite (1 Chr. 11:11), one of David’s chief heroes who joined him at Ziklag (12:6). He was the first of the three who broke through the host of the Philistines to fetch water to David from the well of Bethlehem (2 Sam. 23:13-17). He […]
returner. (1.) The third of Issachar’s four sons (1 Chr. 7:1); called also Job (Gen. 46:13). (2.) Ezra 10:29.
noun pep; spirit Examples She has the jasm needed to be a cheerleader. Word Origin 1860 Usage Note slang
[jaz-min, jas-] /ˈdʒæz mɪn, ˈdʒæs-/ noun 1. a female given name. /ˈdʒæsmɪn; ˈdʒæz-/ noun 1. Also called jessamine. any oleaceous shrub or climbing plant of the tropical and subtropical genus Jasminum, esp J. officinalis: widely cultivated for their white, yellow, or red fragrant flowers, which are used in making perfume and in flavouring tea See […]