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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2971 - יָאִיר

Transliteration
yâ'ı̂yr
Phonetics
yaw-ere'
Origin
from (H215)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Jair = “he enlightens”

1) a descendant of Manasseh who conquered many towns during the time of the conquest

2) the Gileadite, a judge of Israel for 22 years during the time of the judges; father of 30 sons

3) a Benjamite, son of Kish, and father of Mordecai

4) father of Elhanan, one of David’s mighty warriors

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (9)
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
1
Judges
2
1 Kings
1
1 Chronicles
2
Esther
1
NAS (9)
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
1
Judges
2
1 Kings
1
1 Chronicles
2
Esther
1
HCS (12)
Numbers
2
Deuteronomy
2
Joshua
1
Judges
3
1 Kings
1
1 Chronicles
2
Esther
1
BSB (9)
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
1
Judges
2
1 Kings
1
1 Chronicles
2
Esther
1
ESV (8)
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
1
Judges
2
1 Kings
1
1 Chronicles
1
Esther
1
WEB (9)
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
1
Judges
2
1 Kings
1
1 Chronicles
2
Esther
1
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יָאִיר (“whom he (sc. God) enlightens” from אוּר), [Jair], pr.n. (Gr. Ἰάειρος, Mark 5:22)

(1) of a son of Manasseh, Numbers 32:41.

(2) of a judge of the Israelites, Judges 10:3.

(3)  Esther 2:5. Patron. יָאִירִי 2 Samuel 20:26 from No. 2.

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List of Word Forms
וְיָאִ֤יר ויאיר יָאִ֑יר יָאִ֔יר יָאִ֖יר יָאִ֛יר יָאִ֣יר יָאִ֧יר יָאִ֨יר יאיר veyaIr wə·yā·’îr wəyā’îr yā’îr yā·’îr yaIr
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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