the king of Eglon (one), the king of Gezer (one),
Solomon built up Gezer, lower Beth Horon,
Then King Horam of Gezer came up to help Lachish, but Joshua struck down him and his army 1 until no survivors remained.
It then descended westward to Japhletite territory, as far as the territory of lower Beth Horon and Gezer, and ended at the sea.
They assigned them Shechem (a city of refuge for one who committed manslaughter) in the hill country of Ephraim, Gezer,
David did just as the Lord commanded him, and he struck down the Philistines from Gibeon all the way to Gezer. 1
They were allotted as cities 1 of refuge Shechem and its pasturelands (in the hill country of Ephraim), Gezer and its pasturelands,
Their property and settlements included Bethel 1 and its surrounding towns, Naaran to the east, Gezer and its surrounding towns to the west, and Shechem and its surrounding towns as far as Ayyah and its surrounding towns.
Here are the details concerning the work crews 1 King Solomon conscripted 2 to build the Lord’s temple, his palace, the terrace, the wall of Jerusalem, 3 and the cities of 4 Hazor, 5 Megiddo, 6 and Gezer.
(Pharaoh, king of Egypt, had attacked and captured Gezer. He burned it and killed the Canaanites who lived in the city. He gave it as a wedding present to his daughter, who had married Solomon.)
When 1 the fig tree does not bud, and there are no grapes on the vines; when the olive trees do not produce, 2 and the fields yield no crops; 3 when the sheep disappear 4 from the pen, and there are no cattle in the stalls,