Places Study on Mount Gilead

Places Study on Mount Gilead

Genesis 31: So he fled with all that he had; and he rose up, and passed over the river, and set his face toward the mount Gilead.
Genesis 31: And he took his brethren with him, and pursued after him seven days' journey; and they overtook him in the mount Gilead.
Deuteronomy 3: And this land, which we possessed at that time, from Aroer, which is by the river Arnon, and half mount Gilead, and the cities thereof, gave I unto the Reubenites and to the Gadites.
Judges 7: Now therefore go to, proclaim in the ears of the people, saying, Whosoever is fearful and afraid, let him return and depart early from mount Gilead. And there returned of the people twenty and two thousand; and there remained ten thousand.
Song of Solomon 4: Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves' eyes within thy locks: thy hair is as a flock of goats, that appear from mount Gilead.

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Betonim - It is located at khirbet el-Batne, two and a half miles southeast of es Salt on Mount Gilead
Ishtob - An inhabitant of man of Tob, a country north of Mount Gilead, where Jephtha resided
Gal'e-ed - (the heap of witness ), the name given by Jacob to the heap which he and Laban made on Mount Gilead in witness of the masses, but sometimes found in yellowish tear-like drops
Gal'e-ed - (the heap of witness ), the name given by Jacob to the heap which he and Laban made on Mount Gilead in witness of the masses, but sometimes found in yellowish tear-like drops
Galeed - ) A Hebrew name given by Jacob to the heap which he and Laban reared on Mount Gilead, a memorial of their brotherly covenant (Genesis 31:47-48)
Gilead - Hence the hill upon which it was erected, was called Mount Gilead, Song of Solomon 4:1 ; Song of Solomon 6:5 ; Jeremiah 50:19
Gilead - Called also Mount Gilead and Land of Gilead, Genesis 31:25; Numbers 32:1; and known in New Testament times as Peræa, or, "beyond Jordan. Mount Gilead of Judges 7:3 was probably near Mount Gilboa
Gad (2) - It extended from the Jordan eastward to Aroer, Joshua 13:24-25, including half of Mount Gilead and half of Ammon
Gilead - "Behold, (saith Jesus,) thou art fair, my love, thou art fair; thou hast dove's eyes within thy locks; thy hair is as a flock of goats, that appear from Mount Gilead. And as the flocks on Mount Gilead, high and lifted up, live securely, feed luxuriously, and are lovely in their numbers and good order; so the fold of Christ have their Gilead, that glorious mountain which was once "a stone cut out without hands;" but now filling the earth, where they live and dwell securely
Gil'e-ad - (Genesis 31:21 ; 3:12-17) It is sometimes called "Mount Gilead," (Genesis 31:25 ) sometimes "the land of Gilead," (Numbers 32:1 ) and sometimes simply "Gilead
Gilead - of Jordan are meant by "Mount Gilead," not some one mountain. ... One prominent peak is still called Jebel Jil'ad, "Mount Gilead," the probable site of Ramath Mizpeh (Joshua 13:26), and the "Mizpeh of Gilead" from whence Jephthah passed over to Ammon (Judges 11:29), an admirable place for assembling forces for war
Goat - In Song of Solomon 4:1 the hair of the bride is said to be "as a flock of goats that appear from Mount Gilead," alluding to the fine silky hair of some breeds of goat, the angora and others
Gilead or Galeed - ... Mount Gilead, in the strictest sense, was doubtless the mountain now called Jebel, Jelad or Jelud, mentioned by Burckhardt, the foot of which lies about two hours' distance, or six miles, south of the Wady Zerka, or Jabbok
Pisgah - rose Tabor's outline, Gilboa and little Hermon (jebel Duhy); in front rose Ajlun's dark forests, ending in Mount Gilead, behind Es Salt (Ramoth Gilead) The name Pisgah survives only on the N
Gilead - ‘go round about’] Mount Gilead. Its fitness for pasture is celebrated in the Song of Songs: the Shulammite’s hair is twice compared to ‘goats that lie along the side of Mount Gilead’ ( Song of Solomon 4:6 ; Song of Solomon 6:5 )
Laban - When Laban pursued after them and overtook them at Mount Gilead ( Genesis 31:32 ), he did no more than reproach Jacob for his stealthy flight and for his removal of the teraphim , and finally made a covenant of peace by setting up a cairn of stones and a pillar; these served as a boundary-stone between the Aramæans and the Hebrews, which neither were to pass with hostile intent to the other
Mizpah - On Mount Gilead, also called Mizpeh of Gilead, Judges 11:29, and elsewhere, probably Ramoth-mizpeh, Joshua 13:26, and Ramoth-gilead, 1 Kings 4:13, and elsewhere, the place where Laban and Jacob set up a heap of stones as a witness and landmark between them
Miz'Pah -
The earliest of all, in order of the narrative, is the heap of stones piled up by Jacob and Laban, (Genesis 31:48 ) on Mount Gilead, ver
Ed - It was not in sight of Phinehas when addressing the leaders of the two and a half tribes on Mount Gilead
Stone - Jacob and Laban raised such a monument upon Mount Gilead in memory of their covenant, Genesis 31:46
Judea - There were Galaadites, or Gileadites, in 32 20' north latitude, now Zarca, east from Jordan, and north from the Jabbok; containing the cities of Ramoth-Gilead, Mahanaim, Jabesh-Gilead, at the foot of Mount Gilead. One of them, namely, Scythopolis, already described in the account of Samaria, was situated to the west of Jordan; but the other nine were all to the east of that river, namely, Gadara, or Kedar, a strong place on a hill, the capital of Peraea in the time of Josephus, about sixty stadia east from the sea of Tiberias, and much frequented for its hot baths: Hippos, sometimes called Susitha, thirty stadia northwest of Gadara; Dium, or Dion, of which the situation is unknown, but conjectured by D'Anville to have been about seven leagues eastward from Pella, a considerable town supplied with copious fountains, on the river Jabbok, fourteen miles south-east of Gadara, and celebrated as the place to which the Christians retired, by divine admonition, before the destruction of Jerusalem; Canatha, south-east of Caesarea, and between the Jordan and Mount Hermon; Garasa, afterward Jaras, three leagues north- east from the upper extremity of the sea of Tiberias, and much noted during the crusades; Rabbath-Ammon, the capital of the Ammonites, south-east of Ramoth, and near the source of the Jabbok, on the confines of Arabia, afterward called Philadelphia by Ptolemy Philadelphus, from whom it had received considerable improvements, of which the ruins are still visible; Abila, four leagues east from Gadara, in a fertile tract between the river Hieromax and Mount Gilead; and Capitolais, a town in Batanaea, five or six leagues east north-east of Gadara
Gideon - In Judges 7:3, "whosoever is fearful let him return from Mount Gilead," as they were then W
Canaanites - The Amorites possessed the country on the east side of Jordan, between the river Arnon on the south-east, and Mount Gilead on the north, afterwards the lot of Reuben and Gad