Character Study on Iru

Character Study on Iru

1 Chronicles 4: And the sons of Caleb the son of Jephunneh; Iru, Elah, and Naam: and the sons of Elah, even Kenaz.
Mark 5: And, behold, there cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell at his feet,
Luke 8: And, behold, there came a man named Jairus, and he was a ruler of the synagogue: and he fell down at Jesus' feet, and besought him that he would come into his house:

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Iru
(i' ryoo) Personal name meaning, “donkey's colt” or “they protect.” Son of Caleb (1 Chronicles 4:15 ). Many Bible students think the original text read Ir, a copyist joining the final u to the name when it should have been the first letter of the following word, meaning, “and.”

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Iru
IRU . The eldest son of Caleb ( 1 Chronicles 4:15 ). The correct name is probably Ir , the -u being simply the conjunction ‘and’ coupling it with the following name Elah.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Iru
Son of Caleb, the son of Jephunneh. 1 Chronicles 4:15 .

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Caleb - We are not informed of the particular time or manner of the death of Caleb; but by his three sons, Iru, Elah, and Naam, he had a numerous posterity, who maintained an honourable rank among their brethren