10:1 After Abimelech’s death, 1 Tola son of Puah, grandson 2 of Dodo, from the tribe of Issachar, 3 rose up to deliver Israel. He lived in Shamir in the Ephraimite hill country. 10:2 He led 4 Israel for twenty-three years, then died and was buried in Shamir.
10:3 Jair the Gileadite rose up after him; he led Israel for twenty-two years. 10:4 He had thirty sons who rode on thirty donkeys and possessed thirty cities. To this day these towns are called Havvoth Jair 5 – they are in the land of Gilead. 6 10:5 Jair died and was buried in Kamon.
1 tn The word “death” has been supplied in the translation for clarification.
2 tn Heb “son.”
3 tn Heb “a man of Issachar.”
4 tn Traditionally, “judged.”
5 sn The name Habboth Jair means “tent villages of Jair” in Hebrew.
6 tn Heb “they call them Havvoth Jair to this day – which are in the land of Gilead.”