Gedor of Jered (Place)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gedor of Jered
Gedor of Jered (גְּדֹר‎, gedor). A town in Judah founded by Jered, a descendant of Caleb (1 Chr 4:18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gedor (Place)
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
3. A Calebite town in Judah mentioned with Soco and Zanoah (1 Ch. 4:18) and founded by Jered; site uncertain but possibly S of Hebron. Some would equate this with 1.
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
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