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Gershon

Gershon [N] [H] [S]

=Ger'shom expulsion, the eldest of Levi's three sons ( Genesis 46:11 ; Exodus 6:16 ).

In the wilderness the sons of Gershon had charge of the fabrics of the tabernacle when it was moved from place to place, the curtains, veils, tent-hangings ( Numbers 3: : 2126 -26). Thirteen Levitical cities fell to the lot of the Gershonites ( Joshua 21:27-33 ).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Gershon". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .