Geber (son of Uri)
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A governor of Gilead who was responsible for providing a month’s provisions for Solomon’s household (1 Kgs 4:19).
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GEBER (PERSON) [Heb geber (גֶּבֶר)]. Son of Uri and the officer in charge of one of the twelve administrative districts under Solomon (1 Kgs 4:19). Geber’s territory was the land of Gilead. In 1 Kgs 4:13, Ben-geber is listed as in charge of the territory of Ramoth-gilead, and some have taken the reference
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GEBER. The son of Uri and one of the 12 commissary officers of Solomon whose duty was to provide food and supplies for the king’s household. He had charge of the 12th district consisting of Gilead (1 Kgs 4:19).Another of the commissary officers was Ben-Geber (“son of Geber,” (1 Kgs 4:13), who was over
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
GEBER. An Israelite prince, the son of Uri, who is mentioned, in what is perhaps a historical note to the list of Solomon’s administrative districts, as the prefect of the whole of Transjordan (‘the land of Gilead’; 1 Ki. 4:19) before Solomon divided it between his 6th and 7th districts, over the former
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