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John of Gischala
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
John of Gischala
John of Gischala A leader during the Jewish revolt. He fought against the Romans in the First Jewish Revolt. Josephus reports that he sided with the zealots and was later defeated by the Romans and imprisoned (Josephus, Jewish War, 4.120).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
John of Gischala
John of Gischala. Leader in the first Jewish revolt, from Gischala (Gush-halab) in Galilee. He was a rival of Josephus Flavius, who had been appointed commander of Galilee. When Vespasian sent his son Titus against Gischala in ad 67, John fled to Jerusalem and took part in the defense of the city. Josephus
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
John of Gischala
JOHN OF GISCHALA* Leader in the first Jewish revolt, from Gischala (Gush-halab) in Galilee. He was a rival of Josephus Flavius, who had been appointed commander of Galilee by the Jews. When Vespasian sent his son Titus against Gischala in ad 67, John fled to Jerusalem and took part in the defense of