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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Geber, Son of

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1. 1 Kings 4:13.

2. 1 Kings 4:19. Having as his commissariat district the part of Gilead forming Sihon's and Og's kingdom, now Belka, the great pasture E. of Jordan. Translated not "he was the only officer in the land," for there were two others (1 Kings 4:13-14), but "and one (superior) officer (netsitb 'achad ) who was in the land," namely, to superintend the three subordinate officers (compare Hebrew 2 Chronicles 8:10).

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Geber, Son of'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. 1949.

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