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Gedor (son of Jeiel)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gedor, Son of Jeiel
Gedor, Son of Jeiel (גְּדֹר‎, gedor). A descendant of Benjamin who lived in Jerusalem (1 Chr 8:31; 9:37).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gedor (Person)
GEDOR (PERSON) [Heb gĕdôr (גְּדֹור)]. A son of Jeiel, the father of Gibeon, by his wife Maacah in the Benjaminite genealogies (1 Chr 8:31; 9:37). Owing to the frequent mixing of geographical, personal and clan names in the biblical genealogies (Myers 1 Chronicles AB, 66), the suggestion has been made
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gedor (Person)
Gedor (Person). Joel’s son, who was an ancestor of King Saul. Gedor’s family lived in Gibeon (1 Chr 8:31; 9:37).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gedor (Person)
GEDOR (Person) Jeiel’s son, who was an ancestor of King Saul. Gedor’s family lived in Gibeon (1 Chr 8:31; 9:37).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Gedor (gee´dor; Heb., possibly “stone pile”).1 The name of a town inherited by Judah (Josh. 15:58), possibly Khirbet Jedur southwest of Bethlehem and northwest of Hebron.2 A son of the Judahite Penuel (1 Chron. 4:4) who may have been the founder of the town inherited by Judah.3 A son of the Judahite
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
GEDOR1. One of the sons of Jehiel, a Benjamite, the “father” or founder of Gibeon (1 Chr 8:31; 9:37).2. A city in the hill country of Judah, assigned by Joshua to Judah, at the division of the land (Josh 15:58). Men from Gedor came to David at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:7). 1 Chr 4:4 states that Penuel a “father”
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
GEDOR (Heb. geḏôr). 1. A town in the hills of Judah (Jos. 15:58, and perhaps 1 Ch. 4:4); Kh. Jedur, 2 km W of Beit Ummar and just off the central ridge; possibly the Beth-gader of 1 Ch. 2:51 (GTT, p. 155). 2. In the Negeb, near Soco and Zanoah. The ‘entrance of Gedor’ (1 Ch. 4:39) may be the Nahal
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gedor (Heb. gĕḏôr) (PERSON)The son of Jeiel and Maacah; eponymous ancestor of a Benjaminite family (1 Chr. 8:31; 9:37).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gedor (Person)
GEDOR [gēˊdôr] (Heb. geḏôr “rampart”) (PERSON). The brother of Kish and uncle of King Saul; eponymous ancestor of a Benjaminite family (1 Chr. 8:31; 9:37).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
GE´DOR (geʹdor; “a wall”).1. A leader of the Benjamites resident at Jerusalem (1 Chron. 8:31; 9:37), before 536 b.c.2. An ancient city in the mountains of Judah (Josh. 15:58), some of whose inhabitants joined David at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:7). It was probably to this town that Jozabad the Gederathite
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
GEDOR [GHEE dawr] (wall) — the name of one person and four towns:1. A town in the hill country of Judah (Josh. 15:58).2. A person or family of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:31; 9:37).3. A Calebite town in Judah founded by Jered (1 Chr. 4:18).4. A town in the territory inhabited by the Simeonites
See also
Jeiel Father
Kish Brother
Zechariah Brother
Baal Brother
Nadab Brother
Zur Brother
Ahio Brother
Mikloth Brother
Abdon Brother
Shimeah Nephew