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gebal


gebal


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Gebal 
  a  line  (or  natural  boundary,  as  a  mountain  range).  (1.)  A  tract 
  in  the  land  of  Edom  south  of  the  Dead  Sea  (Ps.  83:7);  now  called 
  Djebal 
 
  (2.)  A  Phoenician  city,  not  far  from  the  sea  coast,  to  the 
  north  of  Beyrout  (Ezek.  27:9);  called  by  the  Greeks  Byblos.  Now 
  Jibeil  Mentioned  in  the  Amarna  tablets. 
 
  An  important  Phoenician  text,  referring  to  the  temple  of 
  Baalath,  on  a  monument  of  Yehu-melek,  its  king  (probably  B.C. 
  600),  has  been  discovered. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Gebal,  bound;  limit