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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Gileadites

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Not used strictly for the descendants of one man. Numbers 26:29 refers to the descendants of Manasseh (No. 1, above) and Judges 11:1,40; Judges 12:7 to No. 2. We also read of Jair a Gileadite, Judges 10:3; and Barzillai, 2 Samuel 17:27; 2 Samuel 19:31; 1 Kings 2:7; Ezra 2:61; Nehemiah 7:63 . The Ephraimites accused the Gileadites and Jephthah with being fugitives from them, but they were severely punished for their arrogance. Judges 12:4-6 . Pekah when he revolted against Pekahiah slew fifty men of the Gileadites. 2 Kings 15:25 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Gileadites'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/g/gileadites.html. 1897.

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