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HEBREW: 1542 hlg Giloh or (fully) hlyg Giyloh
NAVE: Giloh
EBD: Giloh
Gilead | Gilead, Balm of | Gilead, Mount | Gileadites | Gileadites, The | Giloh | Gilonite | Gilonite, The | Gimel | Gimzo | Gin


In Bible versions:

a town in the hill country of Judah 10 km NW of Jerusalem

he that rejoices; he that overturns
Google Maps: Giloh (31° 37´, 35° 4´)


Strongs #01542: hlg Giloh or (fully) hlyg Giyloh

Giloh = "exile"

1) a city in the mountains of Judah, home town of Ahithophel

1542 Giloh ghee-lo'

or (fully) Giyloh {ghee-lo'}; from 1540; open; Giloh, a place
in Palestine:-Giloh.
see HEBREW for 01540

Giloh [EBD]

exile, a city in the south-west part of the hill-country of Judah (Josh. 15:51). It was the native place or residence of the traitor Ahithophel "the Gilonite" (Josh. 15:51; 2 Sam. 15:12), and where he committed suicide (17:23). It has been identified with Kurbet Jala, about 7 miles north of Hebron.

Giloh [NAVE]

GILOH, a town in Judah, Josh. 15:51; 2 Sam. 15:12.


(exile), a town in the mountainous part of Judah, named in the first group with Debir and Eshtemoh, (Joshua 16:51) it was the native place of the famous Ahithophel. (2 Samuel 15:12)


GILOH - gi'-lo (giloh): A town in the hill country of Judah mentioned along with Jattir, Socoh, Debir, Eshtemoa, etc. (Josh 15:51). Ahithophel came from here (2 Sam 15:12) and is called the Gilonite (2 Sam 23:34). Driver infers from this last that the original form was Gilon, not Giloh. Probably the ruins Kb. Jala, in the hills 3 miles Northwest of Hulhul, mark the site (PEF, III, 313, Sh XXI).

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