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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature


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(Heb. id. גֶּבֶר, a valiant man, as often Sept. Γάβηρ, Josephus Γαβάρης, Ant. 8:2, 3), the son of Uri, and one of Solomon's purveyors, having sole (i.e. supreme) jurisdiction (נְצַיב ) over Gilead (1 Kings 4:19); from which fact he appears to be the same as BEN-GEBAR ("son of Geber") mentioned is 1 Kings 4:13 as having charge of the same region, unless, indeed, the latter were a deputy or assistant to his father. B.C. 1013. SEE EZION- GEBER.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Geber'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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