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gibbethon


gibbethon


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Gibbethon 
  a  height,  a  city  of  the  Philistines  in  the  territory  of  Dan, 
  given  to  the  Kohathites  (Josh.  19:44;  21:23).  Nadab  the  king  of 
  Israel,  while  besieging  it  was  slain  under  its  walls  by  Baasha, 
  one  of  his  own  officers  (1  Kings  15:27).  It  was  in  the 
  possession  of  the  Philistines  after  the  secession  of  the  ten 
  tribes  (2  Chr.  11:13,  14). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Gibbethon,  a  back  a  high  house