Deuteronomy 3:14

14 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.

Deuteronomy 3:14 Meaning and Commentary

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 ) .

Deuteronomy 3:14 In-Context

12 And this land, which we possessed at that time, from Aroer, which is by the river Arnon, and half mount Gilead, and the cities thereof, gave I unto the Reubenites and to the Gadites.
13 And the rest of Gilead, and all Bashan, being the kingdom of Og, gave I unto the half tribe of Manasseh; all the region of Argob, with all Bashan, which was called the land of giants.
14 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.
15 And I gave Gilead unto Machir.
16 And unto the Reubenites and unto the Gadites I gave from Gilead even unto the river Arnon half the valley, and the border even unto the river Jabbok, which is the border of the children of Ammon;