or Gashmu, firmness, probably chief of the Arabs south of Palestine, one of the enemies of the Jews after the return from Babylon ( Nehemiah 2:19 ; Nehemiah 6:1 Nehemiah 6:2 ). He united with Sanballat and Tobiah in opposing the rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
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[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Geshem". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".