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A village in the territory of Benjamin. The inhabitants of Beeroth fled there for unknown reasons (2 Sam 4:3; Neh 11:33).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
GITTAIM (PLACE) [Heb gittāyı̂m (גִּתָּיִים)]. Town in which the Canaanite population of Beeroth took permanent refuge for reasons unstated (2 Sam 4:3). It may be that as members of the Gibeonite federation (Josh 9:17) the people of Beeroth had also become victims of Saul’s hostilities against the Gibeonites
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gittaim. Town in Benjamin to which the inhabitants of Be-eroth fled, where they remained under civil protection (2 Sm 4:3). Nehemiah 11:33 lists Gittaim as one of the places where the returned exiles later settled. The two references may indicate two different places. If so, the second Gittaim may be
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
GITTAIM Town in Benjamin to which the inhabitants of Beeroth fled, where they remained under civil protection (2 Sm 4:3). Nehemiah 11:33 lists Gittaim as one of the places where the returned exiles later settled. The two references may indicate two different places. If so, the second Gittaim may be located
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
GITTAIM. This is the name Gath with a common locative ending,—ayim, which is identical in form to the Heb. dual inflection. In (2 Sam 4:3) it is mentioned incidentally that the Beerothites (q.v.) had fled to Gittaim but that their town of origin, Beeroth, was reckoned to the tribe of Benjamin. In the
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
GITTAIM A town in the north of the Plain where the two captains, Baanah and Rechab, found refuge after the death of Abner, son of Ner, in Hebron (2 Sam. 4:1–3). At the time of the Restoration it is mentioned as one of the cities of Benjamin (Neh. 11:33). The large number of places in the Holy Land named
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
GIT´TAIM (gitʹa-im; “two winepresses”). The place to which the Beerothites fled (2 Sam. 4:3), perhaps through fear of vengeance for the murder of Ish-bosheth. It is mentioned (Neh. 11:33) in the list of cities inhabited by the Benjamites after the captivity, identified with Gamteti of the Amarna Letters,
Easton’s Bible Dictionary