Ahira

AHIRA (a-hī'ra, Heb. ’ăhîra‘, brother of evil). Prince captain of the tribe of Naphtali (Num.1.15; Num.2.29; Num.7.78, Num.7.83; Num.10.27).


AHIRA ə hī’ rə (אֲחִירַ֖ע, brother is evil). A leader of the tribe of Naphtali in the time of Moses, whom he assisted in the census (Num 1:15). He was the son of Enan. He commanded his tribe when on the march (10:27) and made the tribal offering (1 Chron 2:29; 7:78).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A man of Naphtali, contemporary with Moses. He is five times mentioned as the son of Enan. He was the representative of his tribe who assisted Moses in the census (Nu 1:15). He was the hereditary "prince" of the tribe; he made the tribal offering (Nu 2:29; 7:78; compare Nu 7:83), and was commander of the tribal host when on the march (Nu 10:27).