Meaning: full of stalks

a place (Judges 10:5) where Jair was buried

It has usually been supposed to have been a city of Gilead, on the east of Jordan.

It is probably, however, the modern Tell-el-Kaimun, on the southern slopes of Carmel, the Jokneam of Carmel (Joshua 12:22; 1 Kings 4:12), since it is not at all unlikely that after he became judge, Jair might find it more convenient to live on the west side of Jordan; and that he was buried where he had lived.