Other Forms FormsRifath, Rifaith, Riophath, Iobath, Ibath, Jovad, Emoth
Name of Gomer second-born son in Genesis ch. 10. Irish/Scottish oral tradition (Leber Gabala Eirinn) lists him as the ancestor of the Scots (including the Irish). They too call him the second son of Gomer. Places named for him: Rhiphean Mountains.