New International Version
Segub was the father of Jair, who controlled twenty-three towns in Gilead.
King James Bible
And Segub begat Jair, who had three and twenty cities in the land of Gilead.
Darby Bible Translation
And Segub begot Jair, who had twenty-three cities in the land of Gilead;
World English Bible
Segub became the father of Jair, who had twenty-three cities in the land of Gilead.
Young's Literal Translation
And Segub begat Jair, and he hath twenty and three cities in the land of Gilead,
1 Chronicles 2:22 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Uri begat Bezaleel - This was probably the famous artist mentioned Exodus 31:2 (note), etc., where see the notes.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Canaan was the inheritance which the Israelites won for themselves by the sword. Their ancestors had already settled in it in patriarchal days. Abraham "the Hebrew" from Babylonia had bought in it a burying-place near Hebron; Jacob had purchased a field near Shechem, where he could water his flocks from his own spring. It was the "Promised Land" to which the serfs of the Pharaoh in Goshen looked forward when they should again become free men and find a new home for themselves. Canaan had ever been …
Archibald Sayce—Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations
Jair, a descendant of Manasseh, took the whole region of Argob as far as the border of the Geshurites and the Maakathites; it was named after him, so that to this day Bashan is called Havvoth Jair.)
1 Chronicles 2:21
Later, Hezron, when he was sixty years old, married the daughter of Makir the father of Gilead. He made love to her, and she bore him Segub.
1 Chronicles 2:23
(But Geshur and Aram captured Havvoth Jair, as well as Kenath with its surrounding settlements--sixty towns.) All these were descendants of Makir the father of Gilead.
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