Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Jair the son of Manasseh took all the country of Argob unto the coasts of Geshuri and Maachathi; and called them after his own name, Bashanhavothjair, unto this day.

Bashan-havoth-jair

Bible References

Geshuri

Joshua 13:13
Nevertheless the sons of Israel did not drive out the Geshurites, nor the Maacathites, but Geshur and Maacath dwell in the midst of Israel to this day.
2 Samuel 3:3
and his second, Chileab, of Abigail the wife of Nabal the Carmelite, and the third, Absalom the son of Maacah the daughter of Talmai king of Geshur,
2 Samuel 10:6
And when the sons of Ammon saw that they had become odious to David, the sons of Ammon sent and hired the Syrians of Beth-rehob, and the Syrians of Zobah, twenty thousand footmen, and the king of Maacah with a thousand men, and the
2 Samuel 13:37
But Absalom fled, and went to Talmai the son of Ammihur, king of Geshur. And [David] mourned for his son every day.

Bashan-havoth-jair

Numbers 32:41
And Jair the son of Manasseh went and took the towns of it, and called them Havvoth-jair.

General references

Numbers 32:40
And Moses gave Gilead to Machir the son of Manasseh, and he dwelt in it.
Numbers 34:14
For the tribe of the sons of Reuben according to their fathers' houses, and the tribe of the children of Gad according to their fathers' houses, have received, and the half-tribe of Manasseh have received, their inheritance.
Joshua 13:30
And their border was from Mahanaim, all Bashan, all the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, and all the towns of Jair, which are in Bashan, sixty cities.
Psalm 136:21
and gave their land for a heritage, for his loving kindness [is] forever,