Metaphysical meaning of Jether (mbd)
Jether, je'-ther (Heb.)--to have a surplus; left over; redundant; abundant; preëminent; excellent; remainder; remnant, i. e., excess left over.
a Father-in-law of Moses, called Jethro in the text, and Jether in margin (Exod. 4:18). b Eldest son of Gideon (Judg. 8:20). c "The Ishmaelite," father of Amasa (I Chron. 2:17). d Son of Jada of the tribe of Judah (I Chron. 2:32). e A son of Ezrah, a Judahite (I Chron. 4:17). In II Samuel 17:25, Amasa's father is called Ithra.
Meta. For the significance of Jether the Ishmaelite, the father of Amasa, see ITHRA; for the significance of Jether, priest of Midian and father-in-law of Moses, see JETHRO. The other men by this name also represent exalted thoughts in consciousness (preëminent, excellent) and thoughts of abundance (to have a surplus, redundant).