And Geshur and Aram took the towns of Jair from them, with Kenath, and its villages, even threescore towns. All these belonged to the sons of Machir the father of Gilead.
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George Leo Haydock
Aram. Protestants add "with the towns of Jair from them "the former possessors; (Haydock) or Gessur assisted Aram (Syria) in attacking Israel, 4 Kings x. 32. (Calmet)
All these villages. Protestants supply, "belonged to the sons. "Septuagint, "were of the sons. "All these were dependencies of Machir, "prince "of Galaad; in which sense father is taken, ver. 24. (Menochius)
Sons often denote nephews (Worthington)