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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Bashan-Havoth-Jair

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(Heb. hab-Bashan' Chavvoth' Yair', הִבָּשָׁן חִוֹּת יָאַיר, the Bashan of the villages of Jair; Sept. Βασὰν Αὐὼθ [v. r. Θαυὼθ ] Ι᾿αϊ v ρ ), the general name imposed by Jair, the son of Manasseh, upon the region of Argob (q.v.), conquered by him in Bashan (Deuteronomy 3:14), containing sixty cities, with walls and brazen gates (Joshua 13:30; 1 Kings 4:13). It is elsewhere (Numbers 22:41) called simply HAVOTH-JAIR (See HAVOTH-JAIR) (q.v.).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Bashan-Havoth-Jair'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/b/bashan-havoth-jair.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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