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A town in the mountains of southern Judah, home of David’s counselor Ahithophel (Josh 15:51; 2 Sam 23:34; 15:12).
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GILOH (M.R. 167126). An Iron Age site located in (and named after) a S suburb of modern Jerusalem, on the W side of the watershed and main road leading from Jerusalem to Hebron. Excavations at the site, directed by A. Mazar between 1978–82, revealed an Iron Age I village, which may be identified as one
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
GILOH gi´loh [גִּלֹה giloh]. 1. A village in the hill-country of Judah, in the district of Debir (Josh 15:51). Although usually associated with Khirbet Jala, northwest of Hebron, this identification would place Giloh in the district of Beth-zur (Josh 15:58).2. The site of an Iron Age I settlement located