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” (Num. 32:41; Deut. 3:14; Josh. 13:30). (2.) The eighth judge of Israel, which he ruled for twenty-two years. His opulence is described in Judg. 10:3-5. He had thirty sons, each riding on “ass colts.” They had possession of thirty of the sixty cities (1 Kings 4:13; 1 Chr. 2:23) which formed the ancient Havoth-jair. (3.) A Benjamite, the father of Mordecai, Esther’s uncle (Esther 2:5). (4.) The father of Elhanan, who slew Lahmi, the brother of Goliath (1 Chr. 20:5).
a ruler of the synagogue at Capernaum, whose only daughter Jesus restored to life (Mark 5:22; Luke 8:41). Entering into the chamber of death, accompanied by Peter and James and John and the father and mother of the maiden, he went forward to the bed whereon the corpse lay, and said, Talitha cumi, i.e., “Maid, […]
[jah-yuh-poo r-uh] /ˌdʒɑ yəˈpʊər ə/ noun 1. . [jah-yuh-poo r-uh] /ˌdʒɑ yəˈpʊər ə/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Irian Jaya, on the NE coast, in Indonesia. [jah-yuh-poo r-uh] /ˌdʒɑ yəˈpʊər ə/ noun 1. . /ˌdʒɑːdʒɑːˈpʊərə/ noun 1. the former spelling of Jayapura /ˌdʒɑːjɑːˈpʊərə/ noun 1. a port in NE Indonesia, capital […]
[jak] /dʒæk/ noun 1. .
[juh-kahr-tuh] /dʒəˈkɑr tə/ noun 1. a seaport in and the capital of Indonesia, on the NW coast of Java. [in-duh-nee-zhuh, -shuh, -zee-uh, -doh-] /ˌɪn dəˈni ʒə, -ʃə, -zi ə, -doʊ-/ noun 1. (def 1). 2. Republic of. Formerly Netherlands East Indies, Dutch East Indies. a republic in the Malay Archipelago consisting of 13,677 islands, including […]