Forests of the weavers, a Bethlehemite (2 Sam. 21:19), and the father of Elhanan, who slew Goliath. In 1 Chr. 20:5 called JAIR.

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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  • Elhanan —    Whom God has graciously bestowed.    1) A warrior of the time of David famed for his exploits. In the Authorized Version (2 Sam. 21:19) it is recorded that Elhanan the son of Jaare oregim, a Bethlehemite, slew the brother of Goliath. The… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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