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Gershom

Gershom [N] [E] [H]

(a stranger or exile ).

  1. The first-born son of Moses and Zipporah. ( Exodus 2:22 ; 18:3 ) (B.C. 1530.)
  2. The form under which the name GERSHON--the eldest son of Levi--is given in several passages of Chronicles, viz., ( 1 Chronicles 6:16 1 Chronicles 6:17 1 Chronicles 6:20 1 Chronicles 6:43 1 Chronicles 6:62 1 Chronicles 6:71 ; 15:7 )
  3. The representative of the priestly family of Phinehas, among those who accompanied Ezra from Babylon. ( Ezra 8:2 ) (B.C. 536.)

[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 'Gershom'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.