Gaash to Gathhepher
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Gaash
Quaking
Strong's #H1608

Gaash is the name of hill, located within the territory given to the tribe of Ephraim, where Joshua is buried. It is also the name of a brook found in the area.

References
Joshua 24:30, Judges 2:9, 2Samuel 23:30, 1Chronicles 11:32

Gabbatha
Elevated, a platform, the knoll
Strong's #G1042

The raised area where Pontius Pilate sat in order to officially give his sentence regarding whether Jesus should live or die.

References
John 19:13

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Gabriel
Man (warrior) of God
Strong's #H1403, #G1043

Gabriel, an angelic being created as an archangel, is one of only three angels whose names are revealed in the Bible. Gabriel gave Daniel the famous 70 weeks prophecy that revealed when the Messiah would appear (Daniel 9:20 - 21, 24). He also annouced the miraculous births of both John the Baptist and Jesus Christ (Luke 1:13, 19, 26 - 27, 31).

References
Daniel 8:16, 9:21, Luke 1:19, 26

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Gad
Troop
Strong's #H1410

References
Genesis 30:11, 35:26, 46:16, 46:19, Exodus 1:4, Numbers 1:14, 24 - 25, 2:14, etc.

Gadarenes
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Gaddi
My fortune
Strong's #H1426

Gaddi, representing the tribe of Joseph, was one of the twelve men sent by Moses to spy out the Promised Land.

References
Numbers 13:11

Gaddiel
God is my fortune
Strong's #H1427

Gaddiel, representing the tribe of Zebulun, was one of the twelve men sent by Moses to spy out the Promised Land.

References
Numbers 13:10

Gaius
lord
Strong's #G1050

There are two important New Testament individuals named Gaius. For more information, please see Gaius' listing in our section on people connected to the Apostle Paul.

References
Acts 19:29, 20:4, 1Corinthians 1:14, Romans 16:23

Galatia
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Galeed
Witness heap
Strong's #H1567

A mound of stones was raised up as a witness to the coveant made between Jacob and his father-in-law Laban. Jacob called this mound Galeed while Laban gave it the name Jegarsahadutha.

References
Genesis 31:47 - 48

Galilee
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Gallio
One who lives on milk
Strong's #G1058

Gallio was the new Proconsul of the Roman province of Achaia during Paul's first missionary journey visit to Corinth. For more information, please see Gallio's listing in our section on people connected to the Apostle Paul.

References
Acts 18:12, 14, 17

Gamaliel
Reward of God, my recompenser is God
Strong's #H1583, G1059

For information about the New Testament individual named Gamaliel, please see his listing in our people connected to the Apostle Paul series.

References
Numbers 1:10, 2:20, 7:54, 59, 10:23, Acts 5:34, 22:3

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Gammadims
Warriors, brave men
Strong's #H1575

The Gammadims were allies of the city of Tyre (Tyrus).

References
Ezekiel 27:11

Gareb
Scabby
Strong's #H1619

Gareb is the name of a hill near Jerusalem. It is also the name of one of King David's mighty men who were extraordinary warriors.

References
2Samuel 23:38, 1Chronicles 11:40, Jeremiah 31:39

Gath
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Gath Rimmon
Winepress of the pomegranate
Strong's #H1667

Two Levitical cities are named Gathrimmon. One of these cities is within the tribe of Dan's territory and the other is west of the Jordan River in the tribe of Manasseh's territory.

References
Joshua 19:45, 21:24 - 25, 1Chronicles 6:69

Gathhepher (Gittahhepher)
The winepress of digging, winepress of the well
Strong's #H1662

Gittahhepher, also called Gathhepher, was a city given to the tribe of Zebulun as an inheritance in the Promised Land. It is the hometown of the minor prophet Jonah.

References
Joshua 19:13, 2Kings 14:25

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