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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Gibbites

THE, a small fanatical sect in Scotland about 1681, named from their leader, John Gil, a sailor. They never exceeded thirty persons. Their dctrines were a compound of Quaker ideas, cith some of the extreme speculative views of the strict Covenanters. They were seized as a body, lent into the House of Correction, and soon ceased to exist as a sect. Hetherington, Church of Scotland, 2:114. (See SWEET SINGERS).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Gibbites'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/g/gibbites.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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