Gedor in Benjamin
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A town in the territory of Benjamin. Some of David’s allies who joined him at Ziklag came from this town (1 Chr 12:7).
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GEDOR (PLACE) [Heb gĕdôr (גְּדֹור)]. 1. A town in the hill country of Judah in the district of Beth-zur and Halhul (Josh 15:58). Most scholars identify it with Khirbet Jedur (M.R. 158115), between Bethlehem and Hebron. The site was inhabited as of the LB Age (Ben-Arieh 1981: 115). In 1 Chr 4:4 Penuel
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
GEDOR gee´dor [גְּדֹר gedhor]. 1. Gibeon’s son and a descendant of Benjamin, whose name may also represent his family (1 Chr 8:31). In 1 Chr 9:37, he is Jiel’s son.2. A town in Judah’s hill country (Josh 15:58). The Chronicler names its founder Penuel (1 Chr 4:4).3. A city in Judah founded by Jered.