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Gaash (stream)
The brooks located at the base of Mt. Gaash, southwest of Shechem.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gaash (Place)
GAASH (PLACE) [Heb gaʿaš (גַּעַשׁ)]. Mountain in the hill country of Ephraim, somewhat S of Timnath-serah (Josh 24:30; otherwise known as Timnath-heres, Judg 2:9). The exact location of the mountain is uncertain but, given its approximate relationship to Timnath-serah, is probably some 20 miles (30
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gaash
Gaash. 1. Mountain about 20 miles southwest of Shechem. Joshua was buried at Timnath-serah (Timnath-heres) in the hill country of Ephraim, near Mt Gaash (Jos 24:30; Jgs 2:9).2. Stream in the vicinity of the mountain, mentioned as the home of Hiddai, one of King David’s mighty soldiers (2 Sm 23:30; 1
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gaash
Gaash gāʹash [Heb gāʿaš]. A mountain first mentioned in connection with the burial place of Joshua, “in his own inheritance at Timnath-serah, which is in the hill country of Ephraim, north of the mountain of Gaash” (Josh. 24:30; cf. Jgs. 2:9). The wadis (“brooks”) of Gaash are mentioned as the native
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gaash
GAASH1. Mountain about 20 miles (32.2 kilometers) southwest of Shechem. Joshua was buried at Timnath-serah (Timnath-heres) in the hill country of Ephraim, near Mt Gaash (Jos 24:30; Jgs 2:9).2. Stream in the vicinity of the mountain, mentioned as the home of Hiddai (alternately Hurai), one of King David’s
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Gaash
Gaash (gay´ash), a mountain in the territory of Ephraim. Joshua is said to have been buried at Timnath-heres, “north of Mount Gaash” (Josh. 24:30; Judg. 2:9). The “torrents of Gaash” are also identified as the home of Hiddai, one of the group of David’s elite troops known as “the Thirty” (2 Sam. 23:30).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gaash
GAASH. A hill or mountain in the hill country of Ephraim, just S of Timnath-serah, where Joshua resided and was buried (Josh 24:30; Jdg 2:9), and probably about 20 miles SW of Shechem. Hiddai (or Hurai) was a native of “the brooks of Gaash” (2 Sam 23:30; 1 Chr 11:32), apparently a reference to the water-courses
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gaash
Gaash (Heb. gāʿaš)A mountain S of Timnath-serah (Timnath-heres), ca. 32 km. (20 mi.) SW of Shechem. Joshua was buried in the vicinity (Josh. 24:30; Judg. 2:9), and Hiddai (or Hurai), one of David’s Thirty, was from the “torrents (or ‘wadis’) of Gaash” (Heb. naḥălê gāʿaš; 2 Sam. 23:30; 1 Chr.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gaash
Gaash [gā́ăsh] (Heb. gā˓aš “[earth]quaking”). A mountain south of Timnath-serah (Timnath-heres, modern Khirbet Tibneh), ca. 32 km. (20 mi.) southwest of Shechem. It is mentioned in reference to Joshua’s burial site (Josh. 24:30; cf. Judg. 2:9). The brooks of Gaash (Heb. naḥalê gā˓aš),
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Gaash
GAASH A mountain in the district of Mount Ephraim (Josh 19:50, 24:30; Judg 2:9). The exact location of the mountain is uncertain, but it was probably to the south of Shechem. One of David’s bravest warriors, Hiddai or Hurai, came from “the torrents of Gaash” (2 Sam 23:30; 1 Chr 11:32).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gaash
Ga´ash (earthquake), a hill of Ephraim, where Joshua was buried. The brooks or valley of Gaash, 2 Sam. 23:30; 1 Chron. 11:32, were probably at the foot of the hill.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gaash
GA´ASH (gāʹash; “quaking”). A mountain in the district of Mt. Ephraim. On the N side of the hill was Timnath-serah, the city given to Joshua (Josh. 24:30). Here Joshua was buried. The “brooks” or valleys of Gaash are mentioned in 2 Sam. 23:30 and 1 Chron. 11:32.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Gaash
Gaasha shaking, a hill, on the north side of which Joshua was buried (Josh. 24:30; Judg. 2:9), in the territory of Ephraim. (See TIMNATH-SERAH.)