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Gareb

Gareb [N] [H] [S]

scabby; itch.

  • One of David's warriors ( 2 Samuel 23:38 ), an Ithrite.

  • A hill near Jerusalem ( Jeremiah 31:39 ), probably the hill of lepers, and consequently a place outside the boundary of the city.

    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 Gareb". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Gareb [N] [E] [S]

    a scab
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Gareb'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Gareb [N] [E] [H]

    (scabby ), one of the heroes of Davids army. ( 2 Samuel 23:38 )


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

    GAREB

    ga'-reb (garebh):

    One of David's "mighty men of the armies" (2 Samuel 23:38; 1 Chronicles 11:40), an "Ithrite," i.e. a member of one of the families of Kiriath-jearim (1 Chronicles 2:53). Some, however, read ha-yattiri for ha- yithri, thus making him a native of Jattir.

    See IRA.


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'GAREB'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.