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Strong's #2383 - Ἰάειρος

Root Word (Etymology)
of Hebrew origin (H2971)
Parts of Speech
proper masculine noun
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Jairus = "whom God enlightens"
  1. a ruler of a synagogue, probably near the western shore of the Sea of Galilee
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Thayer's Expanded Definition

Ἰάειρος, Ἰαειρου (cf. Buttmann, 18 (16)), (יָאִיר (i. e. whom Jehovah enlightens), Numbers 32:41), Jairus (pronoun, Ja-i'-rus), a ruler of the synagogue, whose daughter Jesus restored to life: Mark 5:22; Luke 8:41. (Cf. B. D. American edition, under the word.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Ἰάειρος , -ου ,

(Heb. H2971, Numbers 32:41),

Jairus: Mark 5:22, Luke 8:41.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

Apart from the Gospels (Mark 5:22, Luke 8:41) this name is found in the Greek Bible in Esther 2:5 Μαρδοχαῖος ὁ τοῦ Ιαείρου. A similar form occurs in Wilcken Ostr 1231 (Thebes—Ptol.) Θεόδωρος καὶ Ἀβαιοῦς καὶ Σκύμνος Ἰαείρῃ χα (ίρειν).


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
Ιαειρος Ἰάειρος Ἰάϊρος Iairos Iáïros
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