First name Jair in the world's Bibles

In the bible, Jair is the name of the captured the region of Argob and called it Havvoth-jair (NUM 32:41), as well as name of a Gileadite who judged Israel for twenty-two years (JDG 10:3) and father of Mordecai (EST 2:5). Meaning of the name: Jairus, my light; who diffuses light. Related names are: Bashan, Gilead, Manasseh . The translations of Jair in 36 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Jairo in Spanish to ヤイル in Japanese!
Name Jair in the world's Bibles
And Jair the son of Manasseh went and took the small towns thereof, and called them Havoth-jair. (NUM 32:41)
Jair the son of Manasseh took all the country of Argob unto the coasts of Geshuri and Maachathi; and called them after his own name, Bashan-havoth-jair, unto this day. (DEU 3:14)
And their coast was from Mahanaim, all Bashan, all the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, and all the towns of Jair, which are in Bashan, threescore cities: (JOS 13:30)
And after him arose Jair, a Gileadite, and judged Israel twenty and two years. (JDG 10:3)
And Jair died, and was buried in Camon. (JDG 10:5)
The son of Geber, in Ramoth-gilead; to him pertained the towns of Jair the son of Manasseh, which are in Gilead; to him also pertained the region of Argob, which is in Bashan, threescore great cities with walls and brasen bars: (1KI 4:13)
And Segub begat Jair, who had three and twenty cities in the land of Gilead. (1CH 2:22)
And he took Geshur, and Aram, with the towns of Jair, from them, with Kenath, and the towns thereof, even threescore cities. All these belonged to the sons of Machir the father of Gilead. (1CH 2:23)
And there was war again with the Philistines; and Elhanan the son of Jair slew Lahmi the brother of Goliath the Gittite, whose spear staff was like a weaver's beam. (1CH 20:5)
Now in Shushan the palace there was a certain Jew, whose name was Mordecai, the son of Jair, the son of Shimei, the son of Kish, a Benjamite; (EST 2:5)

Popularity of the name Jair in its translations around the world

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