Word Summary
Ira: three Israelites
Original Word: עִירָא
Transliteration: Ira
Phonetic Spelling: (ee-raw')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Short Definition: three Israelites
Meaning: Ira -- three Israelites
Strong's Concordance

From uwr; wakefulness; Ira, the name of three Israelites -- Ira.

see HEBREW uwr


H5896. Ira

עִירָאproper name, masculine (see Sabean proper name, masculine עיר‎ Hal159); —

1 כֹּהֵן‎ (q. v.

1) of David 2 Samuel 20:26; on possibly ident. with 2b see Th Klo HPS, opposed to We Dr; Ειρας, ᵐ5L Ιωδαε.

2 heroes of David (Ειρας, etc., ᵐ5L Ιδεα, Οιαδ, etc.):

a. 2 Samuel 23:26 = 1 Chronicles 11:28; 27:9.

b. 2 Samuel 23:38 = 1 Chronicles 11:40.