"He enlightens." A Gileadite, the son of Segub, and the eighth judge of Israel, which he ruled for twenty-two years. He had thirty sons that rode on thirty ass colts, and they had thirty cities, which are called Havoth-Jair unto this day, which are in the land of Gilead. Jair was buried in Camon.



  • Easton, M.G. (1897). Easton's Bible Dictionary. New York: Harper & Brothers.
  • Numb. 32:41; Judg. 10:3-5; 1 Chr. 2:22; 1 Kin. 4:13.

This article incorporates text from Easton’s Bible Dictionary (1897) by M.G. Easton, which is in the public domain.