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Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Gibbethon

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gib´e -thon ( גּבּתון , gibbethōn ): A city in the territory of Dan in the plain named with Eltekeh and Baalath (Joshua 19:44 ), and assigned to the Kohathite Levites (Joshua 21:23 ). Later we find it in the hands of the Philistines; and it was while besieging the city that Nadab was slain by Baasha (1 Kings 15:27 ). After 25 years Omri, the general of Baasha, was here made king of the army when news reached them of Zimri s regicide (1 Kings 16:15 ). It may possibly be identified with Kibbiah , which lies about 16 miles Southeast of Jaffa; but no certain identification is possible.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Gibbethon'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/g/gibbethon.html. 1915.

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