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Jairus

Smith's Bible Dictionary

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Ja'irus. (whom God enlightens).

1. A ruler of a synagogue, probably in some town, near the western shore of the Sea of Galilee. Matthew 9:18; Mark 5:22; Luke 8:41. (A.D. 28).

2. Esther 11:2. See Jair, 3.

Bibliography Information
Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Jairus'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​sbd/​j/jairus.html. 1901.
 
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