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'''Jair''' ([[Hebrew]] '''יָאִ֖יר''', enlightener) (fl. 2830 AM&ndash;2852 AM) (fl. 1174-1152 BC)<ref name=Jones>Jones, Floyd M., ''The Chronology of the Old Testament'', Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2004, p. 279</ref> was the ninth [[Judge (biblical)|Judge]] of [[Israel]]. He was a [[Gad (tribe)|Gadite]] and came from the land of [[Gilead]]. He had thirty sons, and each son controlled a city in Israel. ({{Bible ref|book=Judges|chap=10|verses=3-5}})
 
'''Jair''' ([[Hebrew]] '''יָאִ֖יר''', enlightener) (fl. 2830 AM&ndash;2852 AM) (fl. 1174-1152 BC)<ref name=Jones>Jones, Floyd M., ''The Chronology of the Old Testament'', Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2004, p. 279</ref> was the ninth [[Judge (biblical)|Judge]] of [[Israel]]. He was a [[Gad (tribe)|Gadite]] and came from the land of [[Gilead]]. He had thirty sons, and each son controlled a city in Israel. ({{Bible ref|book=Judges|chap=10|verses=3-5}})
  
Sadly, the combined [[Philistines|Philistine]] and [[Ammon]]ite oppression of Israel began in the fifth year of his term. In the thirteenth year, [[Eli]] the [[Ithamar]]ite became [[high priest]] of Israel.<ref name=Jones2>Jones, ''op. cit.'', Chart 4</ref>
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Sadly, the combined [[Philistines|Philistine]] and [[Ammon]]ite oppression of Israel began in the fifth year of his term. In the thirteenth year, [[Eli]] the [[Ithamar]]ite became [[High Priest]] of Israel.<ref name=Jones2>Jones, ''op. cit.'', Chart 4</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 16:16, 19 December 2008

Jair (Hebrew יָאִ֖יר, enlightener) (fl. 2830 AM–2852 AM) (fl. 1174-1152 BC)[1] was the ninth Judge of Israel. He was a Gadite and came from the land of Gilead. He had thirty sons, and each son controlled a city in Israel. (Judges 10:3-5 )

Sadly, the combined Philistine and Ammonite oppression of Israel began in the fifth year of his term. In the thirteenth year, Eli the Ithamarite became High Priest of Israel.[2]

References

  1. Jones, Floyd M., The Chronology of the Old Testament, Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2004, p. 279
  2. Jones, op. cit., Chart 4

See also