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Lexicon :: Strong's H1568 - gilʿāḏ

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גִּלְעָד
Transliteration
gilʿāḏ
Pronunciation
ghil-awd'
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from גַּלְעֵד (H1567)
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TWOT Reference: 356

Strong’s Definitions

גִּלְעָד Gilʻâd, ghil-awd'; probably from H1567; Gilad, a region East of the Jordan; also the name of three Israelites:—Gilead, Gileadite.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 134x

The KJV translates Strong's H1568 in the following manner: Gilead (101x), Ramothgilead (with H7433) (18x), Jabeshgilead (with H3003) (12x), Gileadites (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 134x
The KJV translates Strong's H1568 in the following manner: Gilead (101x), Ramothgilead (with H7433) (18x), Jabeshgilead (with H3003) (12x), Gileadites (2x).
proper locative noun
  1. Gilead = "rocky region"

    1. a mountainous region bounded on the west by the Jordan, on the north by Bashan, on the east by the Arabian plateau, and on the south by Moab and Ammon; sometimes called 'Mount Gilead' or the 'land of Gilead' or just 'Gilead'. Divided into north and south Gilead

    2. a city (with prefix 'Jabesh')

    3. the people of the region

      proper masculine noun
    4. son of Machir and grandson of Manasseh

    5. father of Jephthah

    6. a Gadite

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גִּלְעָד Gilʻâd, ghil-awd'; probably from H1567; Gilad, a region East of the Jordan; also the name of three Israelites:—Gilead, Gileadite.
STRONGS H1568:
גִּלְעָד proper name, of a location of mountain-range or hill-country, land & city, east of Jordan (compare Arabic جَلْمَدً durus, fortis Frey, so Thes; HiGeschichte. Israel 26 compare same √ used of camel (جَلْمَادً camelus robustus ac firmus, compare HomNS 144), whence camel hump, originally name of mountain) — ג׳ Genesis 37:25 + 79 times (mostly as proper name, masculine and in combination with other proper name, of a location compare below); הַגּ׳ Genesis 31:21 + 50 times (so usually as name of mountain and land); גִּלְעָ֫דָה Numbers 32:39; 1 Chronicles 27:21; הִגְּלְעָ֫דָה 2 Samuel 24:6; — Gilead, used of territory between the Arnon and the Jabbok, modern Belḳa also of that between the Jabbok and the Jarmuk, modern Jebel Ajlûn; also of the entire east Jordan land occupied by Israel, including both the parts just named (compare Di Genesis 31:54 Stu Judges 10:4; BdPal 178; also L. OliphantLand of Gilead, 1880); —
1. territory south of Jabbok,
a. אֶרֶץ הַגּ׳ Numbers 32:29 (P), אֶרֶץ ג׳ Numbers 32:1 (JE), both connected with Reuben and Gad; so חֲצִי הַר הַגּ׳ Deuteronomy 3:12; אֶרֶץ ג׳ also 1 Chronicles 5:9 (of Reuben); 1 Kings 4:19 (of Sihon and Og); compare אֶרֶץ גַּד וְג׳ 1 Samuel 13:7; further,
b. הַגּ׳ alone, Judges 10:17 (or possibly here name of city ?), Judges 11:29 (probably); also 1 Chronicles 5:10 (of Reuben) 1 Chronicles 5:16 (of Gad); compare חֲצִי וְעַד יַבֹּק הַגּ׳ Joshua 12:2 (of Sihon), so Joshua 12:5 (both D);
c. similarly ג׳ alone (without article) in poetry Psalm 60:9 (|| Manasseh) = Psalm 108:9; but also in prose in phrases שָׂרֵי ג׳ Judges 10:18, ישְׁבֵי ג׳ Judges 10:18; Judges 11:8, זִקְנֵי ג׳ Judges 11:5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, אַנְשֵׁי ג׳ Judges 12:4 (twice in verse); Judges 12:5; compare also
d. עָרֵי הַגּ׳ Numbers 32:26 (J E; of Reuben and Gad); so of Jephthah's burial-place Judges 12:7; even כָּל־עָרֵי הַגּ׳ Joshua 13:25 (P; of Gad); besides these, or particular cities, especially רָאמֹת בַּגּ׳ Deuteronomy 4:43 (of Gad); compare רָאמוֺת בַּגּ׳ Joshua 20:8 (P), 1 Chronicles 6:65 (of Gad), and רָמֹת בַּגּ׳ Joshua 21:38 (P); usually רָמֹת ג׳ [H7433 1 Kings 4:13; 1 Kings 22:3, 4, 6, 12, 15, 20, 29; 2 Chronicles 18:2, 3, 5, 11, 14, 19, 28; 2 Kings 8:28; 2 Kings 9:1, 4, 14; 2 Chronicles 22:5]; also מִצְמֵּה ג׳ Judges 11:29 (twice in verse); further יַעְזֵיר ג׳ 1 Chronicles 26:31.
2. Northern Gilead,
a. אֶרֶץ הַגּ׳ Joshua 17:5, 6 (J E; of Manasseh) compare Judges 10:4; 1 Chronicles 2:22 (both of Jair); הַר הַגּ׳ Genesis 31:21, 23, 25 (E); probably also הַר ג׳ (no article) Songs 4:1 (compare Songs 6:5 below).
b. הַגּ׳ alone Numbers 32:40 (J E; of Machir) Joshua 17:1 (J E; id.) compare Joshua 13:11 (D) Deuteronomy 2:36; 1 Kings 4:13 (of Jair); Deuteronomy 3:15, 16 (boundary of Reuben and Gad); probably also Songs 6:5 (compare Songs 4:1 above); compare יֶתֶר הַגּ׳ Deuteronomy 3:13; & חֲצִי הַגּ׳ Joshua 13:31 (P; of Machir); הַגִּלְעָ֫דָה 2 Samuel 24:6 (probably); compare also
c. ג׳ (no article) probably Jeremiah 8:22; Jeremiah 46:11 (in both reference to צֳרִי balm, probably from the wooded Northern Gilead); similarly Jeremiah 22:6; and גִּלְעָ֫דָה 1 Chronicles 27:21 also Numbers 32:39 (J E; of Machir).
d. in combination יָבֵשׁ ג׳ (city) Judges 21:8, 9, 10, 12, 14; 1 Samuel 11:1, 9 (|| יָבֵשׁ alone) 1 Samuel 31:11 (|| id.) = 1 Chronicles 10:11; 2 Samuel 2:4, 5; 2 Samuel 21:12; perhaps also (מִ)תִּשְׁבֵּה ג׳ 1 Kings 17:1 (emendation, after Greek Version of the LXX, Ew Th and others see VB); — compare further below 6. proper name, masculine below — Judges 7:3 וְיִצְמֹּר מֵהַר הַגּ׳ and let him depart from Mt. Gilead, apparently belongs here, but מֵהַר הַגִּלְבֹּעַ is read by Cler Hi Gr Ke Be; against this compare Stu BuRS 112.
3. more generally, of all Gilead,
a. אֶרֶץ הַגּ׳ Joshua 22:9, 13, 15, 32 (P; of Reuben, Gad and Manasseh; opposed to land of Canaan); compare 2 Samuel 17:26; so כָּל־אֶרֶץ הַגּ׳ 2 Kings 10:33.
b. אֶרֶץ ג׳ (no article) Zechariah 10:10; compare הַר אֶפְרַיִם וְג׳ Jeremiah 50:19 (|| Carmel and Bashan); ג׳ alone, also Genesis 37:25; likewise Micah 7:14 (|| Carmel & Bashan, reference to fertility).
c. הַגּ׳ alone, of Israel territory in general east of Jordan, Judges 10:8; compare 2 Samuel 2:9; 2 Kings 10:33 (of Reuben, Gad and Manasseh); כָּל־הַגּ׳ Deuteronomy 3:10; אֶת־כָּל־הָאָרֶץ אֶת־הַגּ׳ Deuteronomy 34:1; הַגּ׳ also in general sense Ezekiel 47:18; 2 Kings 15:29 (?) Obadiah 19.
4. ג׳, name of a city Hosea 6:8 (& Judges 10:17 ? compare 1. a. above); — on the ruined cities Jil‘âd, Jil'‘ud on the Jebel Jil‘âd, north of Es-salṭ, and south of Jabboḳ see Di Genesis 31:54 & references
5. אֶרֶץ הַגּ׳ of Israelites living east of Jordan (as a whole) Judges 20:1; הַגּ׳ of people of Gilead Amos 1:3, 13; so ג׳ Judges 5:17 (= גַּד), Judges 12:4, 5 (|| אַנְשֵׁי ג׳ Judges 12:4; Judges 12:4; Judges 12:5) Hosea 12:12. compare also גִּלְעָדִי below.
6. treated as proper name, masculine.
a. ג׳, son of Machir & grandson of Manasseh Numbers 26:29 (twice in verse); Numbers 26:30; Numbers 27:1; Numbers 36:1; Joshua 17:3 (all P) 1 Chronicles 2:21, 23; 1 Chronicles 7:14, 17; once הַגּ׳ Joshua 17:1 (JE) compare Di; — reference in all these to Northern Gilead.
b. father of Jephthah Judges 11:1, 2; — reference to Gad (compare above especially below 5).
c. 1 Chronicles 5:14 (a Gadite).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

31:21; 31:21; 31:23; 31:25; 31:54; 31:54; 37:25; 37:25

Numbers

26:29; 26:30; 27:1; 32:1; 32:26; 32:29; 32:39; 32:39; 32:40; 36:1

Deuteronomy

2:36; 3:10; 3:12; 3:13; 3:15; 3:16; 4:43; 34:1

Joshua

12:2; 12:5; 13:11; 13:25; 13:31; 17:1; 17:1; 17:3; 17:5; 17:6; 20:8; 21:38; 22:9; 22:13; 22:15; 22:32

Judges

5:17; 7:3; 10:4; 10:4; 10:8; 10:17; 10:17; 10:18; 10:18; 11:1; 11:2; 11:5; 11:7; 11:8; 11:8; 11:9; 11:10; 11:11; 11:29; 11:29; 12:4; 12:4; 12:4; 12:4; 12:5; 12:5; 12:5; 12:7; 20:1; 21:8; 21:9; 21:10; 21:12; 21:14

1 Samuel

11:1; 11:9; 13:7; 31:11

2 Samuel

2:4; 2:5; 2:9; 17:26; 21:12; 24:6; 24:6

1 Kings

4:13; 4:19; 17:1

2 Kings

10:33; 10:33; 15:29

1 Chronicles

2:21; 2:22; 2:23; 5:9; 5:10; 5:14; 5:16; 6:65; 7:14; 7:17; 10:11; 26:31; 27:21; 27:21

Psalms

60:9; 108:9

Song of Songs

4:1; 4:1; 6:5; 6:5

Jeremiah

8:22; 22:6; 46:11; 50:19

Ezekiel

47:18

Hosea

6:8; 12:12

Amos

1:3; 1:13

Obadiah

1:19

Micah

7:14

Zechariah

10:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1568 matches the Hebrew גִּלְעָד (gilʿāḏ),
which occurs 134 times in 123 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 31:21–Jdg 11:11)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:21 - So he fled with all that he had; and he got up and crossed the Euphrates River, and set [fn]out for the hill country of Gilead H1568.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:23 - he took his kinsmen with him and pursued him a distance of seven days’ journey, and he overtook him in the hill country of Gilead H1568.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:25 - And Laban caught up with Jacob. Now Jacob had pitched his tent in the hill country, and Laban with his kinsmen camped in the hill country of Gilead H1568.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:25 - Then they sat down to eat [fn]a meal. But as they raised their eyes and looked, behold, a caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead H1568, with their camels carrying labdanum resin, balsam, and [fn]myrrh, [fn]on their way to bring them down to Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:29 - The sons of Manasseh: of Machir, the family of the Machirites; and Machir fathered Gilead H1568: of Gilead H1568, the family of the Gileadites.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:30 - These are the sons of Gilead H1568: of [fn]Iezer, the family of the Iezerites; of Helek, the family of the Helekites;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:1 - Then the daughters of Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead H1568, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of Manasseh the son of Joseph, came forward; and these are the names of his daughters: Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:1 - Now the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad had a very large number of livestock. So when they saw the land of Jazer and the land of Gilead H1568, that [fn]it was indeed a place suitable for livestock,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:26 - “Our little ones, our wives, our livestock, and all our cattle shall [fn]remain there in the cities of Gilead H1568,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:29 - And Moses said to them, “If the sons of Gad and the sons of Reuben, everyone who is armed for battle, cross with you over the Jordan in the presence of the LORD, and the land is subdued before you, then you shall give them the land of Gilead H1568 as their property;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:39 - The sons of Machir the son of Manasseh went to Gilead H1568 and took it, and dispossessed the Amorites who were in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:40 - So Moses gave Gilead H1568 to Machir the son of Manasseh, and he lived in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 36:1 - Now the heads of the fathers’ households of the family of the sons of Gilead H1568, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of the sons of Joseph, came forward and spoke before Moses and before the leaders, the heads of the fathers’ households of the sons of Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:36 - “From Aroer which is on the edge of the [fn]Valley of Arnon and from the city which is in the [fn]valley, even to Gilead H1568, there was no city that was too [fn]high for us; the LORD our God turned it all over [fn]to us.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:10 - all the cities of the plateau, all Gilead H1568, and all Bashan, as far as Salecah and Edrei, cities of the kingdom of Og in Bashan.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:12 - “So we took possession of this land at that time. From Aroer, which is by the [fn]Valley of Arnon, and half the hill country of Gilead H1568 and its cities I gave to the Reubenites and to the Gadites.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:13 - “The rest of Gilead H1568 and all Bashan, the kingdom of Og, I gave to the half-tribe of Manasseh, all the region of Argob. (As to all Bashan, it is called the land of Rephaim.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:15 - “To Machir I gave Gilead H1568.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:16 - “To the Reubenites and the Gadites I gave from Gilead H1568 even as far as the [fn]Valley of Arnon, the middle of the [fn]valley [fn]as a border, and as far as the [fn]river Jabbok, the border of the sons of Ammon;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:43 - Bezer in the wilderness on the plateau for the Reubenites, Ramoth in Gilead H1568 for the Gadites, and Golan in Bashan for the Manassites.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:1 - Now Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which is opposite Jericho. And the LORD showed him all the land, Gilead H1568 as far as Dan,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:2 - Sihon king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon and ruled from Aroer, which is on the edge of the Valley of the Arnon, both the middle of the valley and half of Gilead H1568, even as far as the brook Jabbok, the border of the sons of Ammon;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:5 - and ruled over Mount Hermon, Salecah, and all Bashan, as far as the border of the Geshurites and the Maacathites, and half of Gilead H1568, as far as the border of Sihon king of Heshbon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:11 - and Gilead H1568, and the [fn]territory of the Geshurites and Maacathites, and all Mount Hermon, and all Bashan as far as Salecah;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:25 - Their territory was Jazer and all the cities of Gilead H1568, and half the land of the sons of Ammon, as far as Aroer which is opposite Rabbah;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:31 - also half of Gilead H1568, with Ashtaroth and Edrei, the cities of the kingdom of Og in Bashan, were for the sons of Machir the son of Manasseh, for half of the sons of Machir according to their families.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:1 - Now this was the lot for the tribe of Manasseh, for he was the firstborn of Joseph. To Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead H1568, [fn]were allotted Gilead H1568 and Bashan, because he was a man of war.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:3 - However, Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead H1568, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, had no sons, only daughters; and these are the names of his daughters: Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:5 - So ten portions fell to Manasseh, besides the land of Gilead H1568 and Bashan, which is beyond the Jordan,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:6 - because the daughters of Manasseh received an inheritance among his sons. And the land of Gilead H1568 belonged to the rest of the sons of Manasseh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:8 - And beyond the Jordan east of Jericho, they [fn]designated Bezer in the wilderness on the plain from the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead H1568 from the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan from the tribe of Manasseh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:38 - And from the tribe of Gad, they gave Ramoth in Gilead H1568, the city of refuge for the one who commits manslaughter, with its pasture lands, Mahanaim with its pasture lands,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:9 - So the sons of Reuben, the sons of Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh returned home, [fn]leaving the sons of Israel at Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan, to go to the land of Gilead H1568, to the land of their possession in which they had settled, in accordance with the [fn]command of the LORD [fn]through Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:13 - Then the sons of Israel sent to the sons of Reuben, to the sons of Gad, and to the half-tribe of Manasseh, in the land of Gilead H1568, Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:15 - They came to the sons of Reuben, the sons of Gad, and to the half-tribe of Manasseh, in the land of Gilead H1568, and they spoke with them, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:32 - Then Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest and the leaders returned from the sons of Reuben and from the sons of Gad, from the land of Gilead H1568 to the land of Canaan, to the sons of Israel, and brought back word to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:17 - “Gilead H1568 [fn]remained across the Jordan;
And why did Dan stay on ships?
Asher sat at the seashore,
And [fn]remained by its landings.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:3 - “Now therefore come, proclaim in the hearing of the people, saying, ‘Whoever is afraid and worried, is to return and leave Mount Gilead H1568.’” So twenty-two thousand from the people returned, but ten thousand remained.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:4 - And he had thirty sons who rode on thirty donkeys, and they had thirty cities [fn]in the land of Gilead H1568 that are called [fn]Havvoth-jair to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:8 - And they [fn]afflicted and oppressed the sons of Israel [fn]that year; for eighteen years they oppressed all the sons of Israel who were beyond the Jordan, [fn]in Gilead H1568 in the land of the Amorites.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:17 - Then the sons of Ammon were summoned, and they camped in Gilead H1568. And the sons of Israel gathered together and camped in Mizpah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:18 - And the people, the leaders of Gilead H1568, said to one another, “Who is the man who will begin to fight against the sons of Ammon? He shall become head over all the inhabitants of Gilead H1568.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:1 - Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a [fn]valiant warrior, but he was the son of a prostitute. And Gilead H1568 had fathered Jephthah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:2 - Gilead’s H1568 wife bore him sons; and when his wife’s sons grew up, they drove Jephthah out and said to him, “You shall not have an inheritance in our father’s house, for you are the son of another woman.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:5 - When the sons of Ammon fought against Israel, the elders of Gilead H1568 went to get Jephthah from the land of Tob;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:7 - But Jephthah said to the elders of Gilead H1568, “Did you not hate me and drive me from my father’s house? So why have you come to me now when you are in trouble?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:8 - The elders of Gilead H1568 said to Jephthah, “For this reason we have now returned to you, that you may go with us and fight the sons of Ammon, and become our head over all the inhabitants of Gilead H1568.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:9 - So Jephthah said to the elders of Gilead H1568, “If you bring me back to fight against the sons of Ammon and the LORD gives them up [fn]to me, will I become your head?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:10 - And the elders of Gilead H1568 said to Jephthah, “The LORD is [fn]witness between us; be assured we will do [fn]as you have said.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:11 - Then Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead H1568, and the people made him head and leader over them; and Jephthah spoke all his words before the LORD at Mizpah.

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