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Gidom
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gidom
Gidom (גִּדְעֹם‎, gid'om). A village near the Rock of Rimmon in the wilderness of the tribe of Benjamin‘s territory. The place where the Israelites pursued the tribe of Benjamin (Judg 20:45).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gidom (Place)
GIDOM (PLACE) [Heb gidʿōm (גִּדְעֹם)]. According to the RSV (Judg 20:45), the name of a place near the rock of Rimmon where the Israelites slew the last two thousand Benjaminites (more likely the last “two contingents [Heb ʾalpayim] of men”) in the civil war that followed the rape of the Levite’s concubine
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gidom
Gidom. Place to which the Benjamite army was driven during a civil war between Benjamin and the rest of Israel (Jgs 20:45). Its location is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gidom
Gidom giʹdəm [Heb. giḏʿōm—‘a cutting off or desolation’] (Jgs. 20:45); NEB “cut down.” The terminus of Israel’s pursuit of Benjamin in their civil war, located near the rock of Rimmon in the wilderness E of Gibeah.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gidom
GIDOM Place to which the Benjamite army was driven during a civil war between Benjamin and the rest of Israel (Jgs 20:45).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gidom
GIDOM. The limit of the pursuit of Benjamin by the other tribes (Jdg 20:45). It is a site in Benjamin near the rock Rimmon in the wilderness E of Gibeah. It may not be proper name but may be used as an infinitive “till they cut them off.” It is not mentioned elsewhere.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gidom
Gidom (Heb. giḏʿōm)A place in the vicinity of Rimmon 3, ca. 5 km. (3 mi.) E of Bethel, to which the Israelites pursued the Benjaminites after defeating them in civil war (Judg. 20:45).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gidom
Gidom [gīˊdəm] (Heb. giḏ˓ōm “a cutting off, desolation”). A place in the vicinity of Rimmon 1, ca. 5 km. (3 mi.) east of Bethel, to which the Israelites pursued the Benjaminites after defeating them in civil war (Judg. 20:45; JB “Geba”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gidom
Gi´dom (desolation), a place named only in Judges 20:45. It would appear to have been situated between Gibeah (Tuliel-el-Fûl) and the cliff Rimmon.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gidom
GI´DOM (gid-om; “cutting,” i.e., “desolation”). A place E of Gibeah, toward the wilderness (of Bethel), where the fleeing Benjamites turned to escape to the rock Rimmon (Judg. 20:45).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Gidom
GIDOM [GIE dum] — a place in the territory of Benjamin that marked the farthest point of Israel’s pursuit of the tribe of Benjamin during their civil war (Judg. 20:45).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GIDOM
GIDOM<gi’-dom> ([גִּדְעֹם‎, gidh̀om]): The limit eastward, from Gibeah toward the wilderness, of the pursuit of Benjamin by Israel (Jdg 20:45). No name suggesting this has yet been recovered. It is not mentioned elsewhere.