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International Standard Bible EncyclopediaZAIR
za'-ir (tsa`ir; Zeior): When he invaded Edom, we are told that Joram passed over to Zair and all his chariots with him (2 Kings 8:21). In the parallel passage (2 Chronicles 21:9), "with his captains" (`im sarayw) takes the place of "to Zair" (tsa`irah), probably a copyist's corruption. The place has not been identified. Some have thought that Mt. Seir is intended; others that it means the town of Zoar. Conder suggested ez-Zuweirah, Southeast of the Dead Sea. If Zoar lay in this direction, it is the way by which an invading army might enter Edom.
Strong's Hebrew6811. Tsair -- a place on the border of Edom
... 6810, 6811. Tsair. 6812 . a place on the border of Edom. Transliteration: Tsair
Phonetic Spelling: (tsaw-eer') Short Definition: Zair. ... Zair. ...
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Hitchcock's Bible Names DictionaryZair
Smith's Bible DictionaryZair
(small), a place named in (2 Kings 8:21) only, in the account of Joram's expedition against the Edomites. It has been conjectured that Zair is identical with Zoar.
Easton's Bible DictionaryLittle, a place probably east of the Dead Sea, where Joram discomfited the host of Edom who had revolted from him (2 Kings 8:21).
ThesaurusZair (1 Occurrence)
...ZAIR. za'-ir (tsa`ir; Zeior): When he invaded Edom, we are told that Joram passed
over to Zair and all his chariots with him (2 Kings 8:21). ...Zair (1 Occurrence). ...
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Za'ir (1 Occurrence)
Edomites (22 Occurrences)
Zain (1 Occurrence)
Encompassed (34 Occurrences)
E'domites (13 Occurrences)
Surrounded (51 Occurrences)
Compassed (52 Occurrences)
Fleeth (54 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceZair (1 Occurrence)
2 Kings 8:21 Then Joram passed over to Zair, and all his chariots with him: and he rose up by night, and struck the Edomites who surrounded him, and the captains of the chariots; and the people fled to their tents.
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