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Deuteronomy 3:14

14 Jair, a descendant of Manasseh, took the whole region of Argob as far as the border of the Geshurites and the Maakathites; it was named after him, so that to this day Bashan is called Havvoth Jair.a )

Read Deuteronomy 3:14 Using Other Translations

Jair the son of Manasseh took all the country of Argob unto the coasts of Geshuri and Maachathi; and called them after his own name, Bashanhavothjair, unto this day.
Jair the Manassite took all the region of Argob, that is, Bashan, as far as the border of the Geshurites and the Maacathites, and called the villages after his own name, Havvoth-jair, as it is to this day.)
Jair, a leader from the tribe of Manasseh, conquered the whole Argob region in Bashan, all the way to the border of the Geshurites and Maacathites. Jair renamed this region after himself, calling it the Towns of Jair, as it is still known today.)

What does Deuteronomy 3:14 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Deuteronomy 3:14

Jair the son of Manasseh took all the country of Argob
Or Trachonitis; the small towns belonging to Gilead, as in ( Numbers 32:41 )

unto the coasts of Geshuri and Maachathi;
these were little kingdoms in Syria, on which the country of Argob bordered, and had kings over them in the time of David, and came not into the possession of the Israelites; see ( Joshua 13:13 ) ( 2 Samuel 3:3 ) ( 2 Samuel 10:6 2 Samuel 10:8 ) ( 15:8 )

and called them after his own name, Bashanhavothjair, unto this day;
see ( Numbers 32:41 ) .

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