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Geder
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Geder
Geder (גֶּדֶר‎, geder). A village of the Canaanites conquered by Joshua (Josh 12:13).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Geder (Place)
GEDER (PLACE) [Heb geder (גֶּדֶר)]. GEDERITE. One of the 31 Canaanite cities conquered by the Israelites under Joshua (Josh 12:13). It may have also been the home of David’s officer Baal-hanan the Gederite, who was appointed over the olive and sycamore trees in the Shephelah (1 Chr 27:28). Geder belongs
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Geder
Geder. One of the 31 royal cities in Canaan, whose kings were defeated by Joshua (Jos 12:13). Its location is uncertain. Geder is perhaps identifiable with Gedor in the mountains of Judah (15:58) or with Beth-gader (1 Chr 2:51).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Geder
Geder gēdər [Heb. geḏer] (Josh. 12:13). A royal city of the Canaanites conquered by Joshua. It may be the Beth-Gader in 1 Ch. 2:51 and the birthplace of Baalhanan, the custodian of David’s orchards in the Shephelah (1 Ch. 27:28). Its location is unidentified, but it is listed together with the cities
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Geder
GEDER One of the 31 royal cities in Canaan, whose kings were defeated by Joshua (Jos 12:13). Geder is perhaps identifiable with Gedor in the mountains of Judah (15:58) or with Beth-gader (1 Chr 2:51).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Geder
GEDER, GEDERITE. An unidentified city of southern Palestine, whose king was captured by Joshua (Josh 12:13). It is probably the same as Beth-gader (q.v.). Baal-hanah, who had charge of David’s olives and sycamores “that were in the low plains” (Shephelah), was a Gederite, a native of Geder (2 Chr 28:18).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Geder
GEDER. S Canaanite town (Jos. 12:13). lxx (b) reads asei, and other minuscules suggest ‘s’ as second letter; Goshen may be the correct reading. Y. Aharoni, LOB, pp. 209–210, suggests Gerar.J. D. Douglas.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Geder
Geder (Heb. geḏer)One of several Canaanite cities captured by Joshua during the Israelite conquest (Josh. 12:13). A lieutenant of David’s, Baal-hanan, may have hailed from Geder (1 Chr. 27:28). If the Josh. 12 conquest list is organized as either a battle itinerary or regional association, Geder might
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Geder
Geder [gēˊdər] (Heb. geḏer “wall”). A Canaanite royal city conquered by Joshua, presumably located in the Negeb or perhaps the Shephelah (Josh. 12:13). It was the home of Baal-hanan, appointed to supervise David’s orchards in the Shephelah (1 Chr. 27:28). According to Eusebius Onomasticon it is identified
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Geder
Ge´der (a wall). The king of Geder was one of the thirty-one kings who were overcome by Joshua on the west of the Jordan. Josh. 12:13. (b.c. 1445.) It is possible that it may be the same place as the Geder named in 1 Chron. 4:39.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Geder
GE´DER (geʹder; “walled”). A city of the Canaanites taken by Joshua (Josh. 12:13); identical probably with Gedor (which see).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Geder
Gedera walled place, (Josh. 12:13), perhaps the same as Gederah or Gedor (15:58).
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