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Strong's #2971 - יָאִיר

Transliteration
Yâʼîyr
Phonetics
yaw-ere'
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H215)
Parts of Speech
proper masculine noun
TWOT
None
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יָאִרִי
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
Verse Results
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
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 יָאִיר proper name, masculine ( he enlightens, or one giving light).

1 son of Manasseh Numbers 32:41 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 3:14 (twice in verse); Joshua 13:30; 1 Kings 4:13; 1 Chronicles 2:22,23.

2 a judge in Gilead Judges 10:3,4,5.

3 father of Mordecai Esther 2:5.


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
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
 
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