Word: XI@I

Pronounce: yaw-ere'

Strong: H2971

Orig: from 215; enlightener; Jair, the name of four Israelites:--Jair. H215

Use: Proper Name Masculine

Grk Strong: G2383

    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