Character Study on Gezrites

Character Study on Gezrites

1 Samuel 27: And David and his men went up, and invaded the Geshurites, and the Gezrites, and the Amalekites: for those nations were of old the inhabitants of the land, as thou goest to Shur, even unto the land of Egypt.

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Morrish Bible Dictionary - Gezer, Gezrites
Ancient Canaanite city and its inhabitants. It was taken by Joshua, and allotted to Ephraim, and afterwards to the Kohathites, 1 Chronicles 6:67 ; 1 Chronicles 7:28 ; but the ancient inhabitants held possession. It was taken and burnt by Pharaoh as a Canaanitish city, and the site given to his daughter whom Solomon had married. Solomon rebuilt the city. Joshua 10:33 ; Joshua 12:12 ; Joshua 16:3,10 ; Joshua 21:21 ; Judges 1:29 ; 1 Samuel 27:8 ; 1 Kings 9:15-17 . It is called GAZERin 2 Samuel 5:25 ; 1 Chronicles 14:16 . Compare 1 Chronicles 20:4 with 2 Samuel 21:18,19 , GEZERin the former passage refers to GOB in the latter. Gezer is identified with ruins at Tell Jezar, 31 52' N, 34 55' E .

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Jerahmeelite - While dwelling with the Philistines, David told them he was fighting in the territory of the Jerahmeelites (1 Samuel 27:10 ), making Achish, the Philistine king, think he was fighting against parts of Judah, while he actually fought the other groups in the south who opposed Judah—Geshurites, Gezrites, Amalekites (1 Samuel 27:8 )
Jerahmeel - The Geshurites, Gezrites, and Amalekites dwelt close to southern Judah, so that David's march against them seemed a march against southern Judah
Ziklag - ... Thence David went up against the Geshurites, Gezrites, and Amalekites (1 Samuel 27:8-9; 1 Samuel 30:14; 1 Samuel 30:26), for these tribes occupied the plateau overhanging the Philistine plain to the W
Gerizim - 1 Samuel 27:8, "Gezrites" or "Gerzites