Jaare-oregim

Jaare-oregim

Jaare-oregim (jāărˈē-ŏrˈēgĭm), in the Bible, father of David's man Elhanan. He also appears as Jair.
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* Compare II Samuel 21:19 where the death of Goliath is credited to Elhanan, son of Jaare-oregim, and I Chronicles 20:5 that attempts to harmonize the two accounts as does the Septuagint (Greek text) which is shorter and more consistent.