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Gera

Gera [N] [E] [H]

(a grain ), one of the "sons," i.e. descendants, of Benjamin. ( Genesis 46:21 ) Gera, who is named, ( Judges 3:15 ) as the ancestor of Ehud, and in ( 2 Samuel 16:5 ) as the ancestor of Shimei who cursed David, is probably also the same person (though some consider them different persons).


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

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Gera'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.