1 Chronicles 2:23

23 (But Geshur and Aram captured Havvoth Jair,a as well as Kenath with its surrounding settlements—sixty towns.) All these were descendants of Makir the father of Gilead.

Read 1 Chronicles 2:23 Using Other Translations

And he took Geshur, and Aram, with the towns of Jair, from them, with Kenath, and the towns thereof, even threescore cities. All these belonged to the sons of Machir the father of Gilead.
But Geshur and Aram took from them Havvoth-jair, Kenath, and its villages, sixty towns. All these were descendants of Machir, the father of Gilead.
(But Geshur and Aram captured the Towns of Jair and also took Kenath and its sixty surrounding villages.) All these were descendants of Makir, the father of Gilead.

What does 1 Chronicles 2:23 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Chronicles 2:23

And he took Geshur, and Aram, with the towns of Jair, from
them
Cities or countries which the Geshurites and Aramaeans, or Syrians, before inhabited; and which he took from them, together with other towns, which, being taken by him, were called after his name; the Targum is, the Geshurites and Aramaeans took the villages of Jair from them; that is, from the sons of Jair in later times; see ( Joshua 12:5 ) ( 13:13 )

with Kenath, and the towns thereof;
which Jair took by Nobah his general, and called it after his name, ( Numbers 32:42 ) , even sixty cities; see ( Deuteronomy 3:4-14 ) ( Joshua 13:30 )

all these belonged to the sons of Machir the father of Gilead:
being given him by Moses, ( Numbers 32:40 ) ( Deuteronomy 3:15 ) .

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