Name Meaning and Biblical Context of Jairus

Name Jairus     (Add to Favourite List?)
Gender Male
Meaning Whom God enlightens.
Biblical context The Biblical baby name Jairus is the Greek version of the Hebrew name Jair and it's meaning is whom Jehovah enlightens.

Jairus is pronounced jai-ros.

Jairus was the ruler of a synagogue in a town near the western shore of the Sea of Galilee. His young daughter was dead. Jesus addressed the corpse, saying, "Talitha, cumi" ("Maid, arise"), and the girl was restored to life.

Biblical reference for baby name Jairus:
Matthew 9:18; Mark 5:22; Luke 8:41
Strong's Bible concordance G2383

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