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Strong's #5896 - עִירָא

Transliteration
ʻÎyrâʼ
Phonetics
ee-raw'
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H5782)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Ira = “watchful of a city”

1) the Jairite, one of David’s great officers

2) one of David’s mighty warriors

3) a Tekoite, son of Ikkesh, and another of David’s mighty warriors

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (6)
2 Samuel 3
1 Chronicles 3
NAS (6)
2 Samuel 3
1 Chronicles 3
HCS (6)
2 Samuel 3
1 Chronicles 3
BSB (6)
2 Samuel 3
1 Chronicles 3
ESV (6)
2 Samuel 3
1 Chronicles 3
WEB (6)
2 Samuel 3
1 Chronicles 3
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עִירָא proper name, masculine (see Sabean proper name, masculine עיר Hal159); —

1כֹּהֵן (q. v.

1) of David 2 Samuel 20:26; on possibly ident. with 2 b see Th Klo HPS, opposed to We Dr; Ειρας, ᵐ5 L Ιωδαε.

2 heroes of David (Ειρας, etc., ᵐ5 L Ιδεα, Οιαδ, etc.):

a. 2 Samuel 23:26 = 1 Chronicles 11:28; 1 Chronicles 27:9.

b. 2 Samuel 23:38 = 1 Chronicles 11:40.


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עִירָא (“town,” [“watchful”]), [Ira], pr.n. m.

(1) of a priest of David, 2 Samuel 20:26.

(2) of two of David’s captains, 2 Samuel 23:26, 28 2 Samuel 23:28.


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List of Word Forms
עִירָ֤א עִירָ֥א עִירָא֙ עירא ‘î·rā ‘îrā iRa
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