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(jee' tuhr) Personal name perhaps meaning, “he set in courses or layers.” A son of Ishmael and thus original ancestor of Arabian tribe or clan (Genesis 25:15 ). The clan was a part of the Hagerites, probably descendants of Hagar (1 Chronicles 5:19 ), who fought the East Jordan tribes. See Hagrites. Israel's victory illustrated the conviction that trust in God brought victory in war. See Ituraea .

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Jetur'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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