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The inhabitants of Gilead, many of whom were part of the half-tribe of Manasseh (Num 26:29; Judg 10:3).
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GILEADITES. When the Heb. tribes arrived in region E of the Jordan, Manasseh, Gad, and Reuben elected to take possession of that territory because they found it suitable for their flocks. Manasseh occupied the N, Gad the central, and Reuben the southern sector as far as the Arnon River. The exact borders
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GIL´EADITES, THE (Num. 26:29; Judg. 12:4–5). A branch of the tribe of Manasseh, descended from Gilead. There appears to have been a long-standing feud between them and the Ephraimites, who taunted them with being deserters. See Judg. 12:4, “And the men of Gilead defeated Ephraim, because they said, ‘You
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GILEAD, GILEADITES gil´ee-uhd, gil´ee-uh-dit [גִּלְעָד gilʿadh, גִּלְעָדִי gilʿadhi]. The name of three individuals in the OT, a tribal designation for the inhabitants of the territory of Gilead (Gileadites, Gadites), and a place centrally located east of the Jordan between the river Yarmuk and the Dead