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Geshurites (inhabitants of Geshur)
Geshurites
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Geshurites
GESHURITES [Heb gĕšûrı̂ (גְּשׁוּרִי‎)]. 1. The inhabitants of an area SE of Philistia, between Philistia and Sinai (Josh 13:2). When Joshua was aged and the wars of the occupation of Canaan were subsiding, they were yet unsubdued; Israel had not yet possessed the area they inhabited. When David fled
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
GESHUR
GESHUR, GESHURITES gesh´uhr, gesh´uh-rit [גְּשׁוּרgeshur, גְּשׁוּרִיgeshuri]. 1. One of the areas not conquered by Joshua (Josh 13:8–13), east of the Sea of Galilee in the southern Golan Heights, Geshur remained independent during the time of David. David’s marriage to Maacah, daughter of King Talmai,