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(gih dee' rahth) Place name meaning, “walls.” City in tribal allotment of Judah in the Shephelah or valley (Joshua 15:41 ). It may be an alternate spelling of Gederah or Qatra near Lachish. When the Philistines took Gederoth with other cities, King Ahaz (735-715 B.C.) sent to Assyria for help (2 Chronicles 28:18 ). See Geder ; Gederah .

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Gederoth'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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