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Gezer

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Gezer (gç'zer), steep place, called also Gazer, Gazara, Gazera, and Gad, a royal city of Canaan, and one of the oldest cities of the land. Joshua 10:33; Joshua 12:12. Gezer was in Ephraim; given to Kohath, Joshua 21:21; 1 Chronicles 6:67; noticed in the wars of David, 1 Samuel 27:8; 2 Samuel 5:25; 1 Chronicles 20:4; burned by Pharaoh in Solomon's days, 1 Kings 9:15-17; given to Solomon's Egyptian wife, and rebuilt by him; was an important city in the time of the Maccabees.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Gezer'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/g/gezer.html. 1893.

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