|Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia|
hi'-ra (chirah; Septuagint Eiras): A native of Adullam, and a "friend" of Judah (Genesis 38:1, 12). The Septuagint and the Vulgate (Jerome's Latin Bible, 390-405 A.D.) both describe him as Judah's "shepherd."
Hirah (3 Occurrences)
Genesis 38:1 It happened at that time, that Judah went down from his brothers, and visited a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hirah. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Genesis 38:12 After many days, Shua's daughter, the wife of Judah, died. Judah was comforted, and went up to his sheepshearers to Timnah, he and his friend Hirah, the Adullamite. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Genesis 38:20 Then Judah sent his friend Hirah with the young goat, to get back the things which he had given as a sign to the woman: but she was not there. (BBE)