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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
IRA (PERSON) [Heb ʿı̂rāʾ (עִירָא)]. 1. Ira the Jairite, a priest (kōhēn) to David mentioned in a list of officials of David (2 Sam 20:23–26; v 26). If a Jairite, Ira is probably to be associated with Havvoth-Jair, a group of villages in Gilead, which were taken by Jair, the son of Manasseh (Num 32:41;
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
1. A person referred to in 2 S. 20:26 as a priest (AV “a chief ruler”) of David. The RSV translation is the only possible one; but, according to the text, Ira was “a Jairite,” and thus of the tribe of Manasseh (Nu. 32:41) and not eligible to the priesthood. On the basis of the Peshitta some would correct
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
IRA1. A chief ruler (KJV) or priest (RSV) of David (2 Sam 20:26), also designated as a Jairite, perhaps a Jattirite, according to the Syriac text.2. An Ithrite (perhaps Jattirite), one of David’s mighty men and possibly the same as 1 (2 Sam 23:38; 1 Chr 11:40).3. Another of David’s heroic followers,
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
IRA (Heb. ‘îrā’). 1. A Jairite, described as ‘David’s priest’ (2 Sa. 20:26), a difficult description to understand, as he was not of the tribe of Levi. However, Pesh. reads ‘of Jattir’, which was a city of Levi. Alternatively, ‘priest’ here may mean a chief official (cf. 2 Sa. 8:18, av; 1 Ch. 18:17,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ira (Heb. ʿɩ̂rāʾ)1. A Manassite of the lineage of Jair (or from Jattir), called a priest (Heb. kōhēn) of David (2 Sam. 20:26). The Hebrew term may designate here a special role of confidence in David’s court, apparently as private priest to the king (cf. 2 Sam. 8:18; cf. 1 Chr. 18:17, “chief official”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary