[jey-ler] /ˈdʒeɪ lər/
a person who is in charge of a or section of a .
a person who forcibly confines another.
a person in charge of prisoners in a jail
also gaoler, late 14c., from Old North French gayolierre, Old French jaioleur, agent noun from jaole (see jail (n.)).
(of Philippi), Acts 16:23. The conversion of the Roman jailer, a man belonging to a class “insensible as a rule and hardened by habit, and also disposed to despise the Jews, who were the bearers of the message of the gospel,” is one of those cases which illustrate its universality and power.
[jahyn] /dʒaɪn/ noun 1. an adherent of . adjective 2. of or relating to the Jains or . /dʒaɪn/ noun 1. an adherent of Jainism 2. one of the saints believed to be the founders of Jainism adjective 3. of or relating to Jainism or the Jains 1805, from Hindi Jaina, from Sanskrit jinah “saint,” […]
[jahy-niz-uh m] /ˈdʒaɪ nɪz əm/ noun 1. a dualistic religion founded in the 6th century b.c. as a revolt against current Hinduism and emphasizing the perfectibility of human nature and liberation of the soul, especially through asceticism and nonviolence toward all living creatures. /ˈdʒaɪˌnɪzəm/ noun 1. an ancient Hindu religion, which has its own scriptures […]
[jahy-poo r] /ˈdʒaɪ pʊər/ noun 1. a former state in NW India, now part of Rajasthan. 2. a city in and the capital of Rajasthan, in NW India: known as the “pink city” because of its buildings of that color. [rah-juh-stahn] /ˈrɑ dʒəˌstɑn/ noun 1. a state in NW India; formerly Rajputana and a group […]
enlightener. (1.) The son of Segub. He was brought up with his mother in Gilead, where he had possessions (1 Chr. 2:22). He distinguished himself in an expedition against Bashan, and settled in the part of Argob on the borders of Gilead. The small towns taken by him there are called Havoth-jair, i.e., “Jair’s villages” […]