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IRU (PERSON) [Heb ʿı̂rû (עִירוּ)]. A son of Caleb ben Jephunneh, listed in the genealogy of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr 4:15). His brothers were Elah and Naam. Iru is named first, probably because he was the eldest brother. Possibly the name should be read Ir [ʿı̂r], with the final û actually being the
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