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Gaal

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(gay' uhl) Personal name meaning, “abhorrence,” “neglect,” or perhaps “dung-beetle.” Man who usurped Abimelech's leadership in Shechem but met sudden defeat from Abimelech and left the city (Judges 9:26-41 ). The early translations spell his name and that of his father in several different ways, showing perhaps that Israelites intentionally distorted his name to shame his reputation.


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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Gaal'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/g/gaal.html. 1991.

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