Ya'iyr

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2971 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
ryayfrom (0215)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Ya'iyrNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
yaw-ere' Proper Name Masculine
Definition
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
NAS Word Usage - Total: 9
Jair 9
NAS Verse Count
Numbers1
Deuteronomy1
Joshua1
Judges2
1 Kings1
1 Chronicles2
Esther1


Total9
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Ya'iyr". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .