uprightness, the first of the three sons of Caleb by Azubah (1 Chr. 2:18).
the waste, probably some high waste land to the south of the Dead Sea (Num. 21:20; 23:28; 1 Sam. 23:19, 24); or rather not a proper name at all, but simply “the waste” or “wilderness,” the district on which the plateau of Ziph (q.v.) looks down.
(1.) Head of the ninth priestly order (Ezra 2:36); called also Jeshuah (1 Chr. 24:11). (2.) A Levite appointed by Hezekiah to distribute offerings in the priestly cities (2 Chr. 31:15). (3.) Ezra 2:6; Neh. 7:11. (4.) Ezra 2:40; Neh. 7:43. (5.) The son of Jozadak, and high priest of the Jews under Zerubbabel (Neh. […]
a poetical name for the people of Israel, used in token of affection, meaning, “the dear upright people” (Deut. 32:15; 33:5, 26; Isa. 44:2).
[yes-per-suh n, jes-] /ˈyɛs pər sən, ˈdʒɛs-/ noun 1. (Jens) Otto (Harry) [yens ot-oh hahr-ee] /yɛns ˈɒt oʊ ˈhɑr i/ (Show IPA), 1860–1943, Danish philologist. /ˈjɛspəsən; ˈdʒɛs-/ noun 1. (Jens) Otto (Harry). 1860–1943, Danish philologist: author of Modern English Grammar (1909–31)