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Gaza
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Geba
Hill, hillock
Strong's #H1387

Geba is a Levitical city within the tribe of Benjamin's inheritance in the Promised Land. The city, early in the reign of King Saul, is controlled by the Philistines. When Saul's son Jonathan launches an attack on the city's garrison he initiates a war with Israel's great enemy.

References
Joshua 18:24, 21:17, 1Samuel 13:3, 16, 14:5, 2Samuel 5:25, 1Kings 15:22, 2Kings 23:8, 1Chronicles 6:60, 8:6, 2Chronicles 16:6, Ezra 2:26, Nehemiah 7:30, 11:31, Isaiah 10:29, Zechariah 14:10

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Gedaliah
Jehovah is great, Jah has become great
Strong's #H1436

References
2Kings 25:22 - 25, 1Chronicles 25:3 - 9, Ezra 10:18, Jeremiah 38:1, 39:14, etc.

Geder
Wall
Strong's #H1445

The king of Geder was one of thirty-one rulers conquered by Joshua and the Israelites.

References
Joshua 12:13

Gederah
Wall
Strong's #H1449

Gederah is a city located in the southern part of land given to the tribe of Judah.

References
Joshua 15:36, 1Chronicles 4:23

Gederoth
Walls
Strong's #H1450

Gederoth was located in the southern part of the land given to the tribe of Judah. The town was captured and repopulated by the Philistines during the reign of Judah's King Ahaz.

References
Joshua 15:41, 2Chronicles 28:18

Gederothaim
Two (double) walls
Strong's #H1453

Gederothaim was located in the southern part of land given to the tribe of Judah.

References
Joshua 15:36

Gedor
Wall, inclosure
Strong's #H1446

Gedor was given to the tribe of Judah as an inheritance in the Promised Land. Gedor is also the name of one of the early descendants of Judah. Another man named Gedor, who lived in Gibeon, is one of King's Saul's ancestors.

References
Joshua 15:58, 1Chronicles 4:4, 18, 39, 8:31, 9:37, 12:7

Gehazi
Valley of vision, valley of the visionary
Strong's #H1522

Gehazi was the servant of Elisha the prophet.

References
2Kings 4 - 5, 8:4 - 5

Geliloth
Circuits, circles
Strong's #H1553

Geliloth was a city given to the tribe of Benjamin as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 18:17

Gennesaret
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Gera
A grain
Strong's #H1617

Gera was the name of at least four Biblical people.

References
Genesis 46:21, Judges 3:15, 2Samuel 16:5, 19:16 - 18, 1Kings 2:8, 1Chronicles 8:3 - 7

Gerar
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Gergesenes
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Gerizim
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Gershom (Gershon)
Exile, refugee
Strong's #H1648

Gershom is also spelled Gershon in the KJV Bible. A man named Gershom was the firstborn son of Levi. Gershom was also the name of Moses' firstborn son through Zipporah. Moses himself stated he gave this name to his son since "I have been a stranger in a strange land" (Exodus 2:22).

References
Genesis 46:11, Exodus 2:22, 6:16 -17, Numbers 3:17 - 25, 4:22 - 41, 7:7, 10:17, 26:57, 18:3, Joshua 21:6, 27, Judges 18:30, 1Chronicles 6:1 - 71, 15:7, 23:6, 15 - 16, 26:24, Ezra 8:2

Geshur
Proud beholder, bridge
Strong's #H1650

Geshur was likely located northeast of the Sea of Galilee. King David's son Absalom, who would ultimately attempt to take his throne, was the product of his marriage with the daughter of Geshur's king.

References
2Samuel 3:3, 13:37 - 38, 14:23, 32, 15:8, 1Chronicles 2:23, 3:2

Gethsemane
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Geuel
Majesty of God
Strong's #H1345

Geuel represented the tribe of Gad as one of the twelve men sent by Moses to spy out the Promised Land.

References
Numbers 13:15

Gezer
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Gibbethon
Mound, hilly spot
Strong's #H1405

Gibbethon was designated a Levitical city within the tribe of Dan territory. Dan, however, was never able to conquer the city and it stayed in Philistine hands for many years.

References
Joshua 19:44, 21:23, 1Kings 15:27, 16:15, 17

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Gibeah
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Gibeon
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