The father of Amasa, captain-general of Absalom's army. (B.C. 1023.) Jether is another form of Ithra. (2 Samuel 17:25) He is described in (1 Chronicles 2:17) as an Ishmaelite, which again is more likely to be correct than the "Israelite" of the Hebrew in (2 Samuel 17:1)...
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Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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