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  • Jair, a leader from the tribe of Manasseh, acquired the whole Argob region in Bashan all the way to the borders of the Geshurites and Maacathites. Jair renamed this region after himself, calling it the Towns of Jair,* as it is still known today.)3 - Deuteronomy 3:14


  • He ruled a territory stretching from Mount Hermon to Salecah in the north and to all of Bashan in the east, and westward to the boundaries of the kingdoms of Geshur and Maacah. His kingdom included the northern half of Gilead, the other portion of which was in the territory of King Sihon of Heshbon. - Joshua 12:5


  • The people still need to occupy the land of the Philistines and the Geshurites-- - Joshua 13:2


  • It included Gilead, the territory of the kingdoms of Geshur and Maacah, all of Mount Hermon, all of Bashan as far as Salecah, - Joshua 13:11


  • But the Israelites failed to drive out the people of Geshur and Maacah, so they continue to live among the Israelites to this day. - Joshua 13:13


  • David and his men spent their time raiding the Geshurites, the Girzites, and the Amalekites--people who had lived near Shur, along the road to Egypt, since ancient times. - 1 Samuel 27:8


  • The second was Kileab, whose mother was Abigail, the widow of Nabal from Carmel. The third was Absalom, whose mother was Maacah, the daughter of Talmai, king of Geshur. - 2 Samuel 3:3


  • And David mourned many days for his son Amnon. Absalom fled to his grandfather, Talmai son of Ammihud, the king of Geshur. - 2 Samuel 13:37


  • He stayed there in Geshur for three years. - 2 Samuel 13:38


  • Then Joab went to Geshur and brought Absalom back to Jerusalem. - 2 Samuel 14:23


  • And Absalom replied, "Because I wanted you to ask the king why he brought me back from Geshur if he didn't intend to see me. I might as well have stayed there. Let me see the king; if he finds me guilty of anything, then let him execute me." - 2 Samuel 14:32


  • For while I was at Geshur, I promised to sacrifice to him in Hebron if he would bring me back to Jerusalem." - 2 Samuel 15:8


  • (Later Geshur and Aram captured the Towns of Jair* and also took Kenath and its sixty surrounding villages.) All these were descendants of Makir, the father of Gilead.7 - 1 Chronicles 2:23


  • The third was Absalom, whose mother was Maacah, the daughter of Talmai, king of Geshur. The fourth was Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith. - 1 Chronicles 3:2

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New Living Translation Bible used with permission Tyndale House Publishers.

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