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Ira

Meaning: citizen; wakeful

  1. A Tekoite, one of David's thirty warriors (2 Sam. 23:26).

  2. An Ithrite, also one of David's heroes (2 Sam. 23:38).

  3. A Jairite and priest, a royal chaplain (2 Sam. 20:26) or confidential adviser (compare 2 Sam. 8:18; 1 Chr. 18:17).