(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).
ge'-ra (gera', "grain"):
A family name of the tribe of Benjamin, hence, not necessarily a separate individual in (3) and (4) below:
(1) A son of Benjamin (Genesis 46:21).
(2) According to 1 Chronicles 8:3,5,7, son of Bela and grandson of Benjamin. The name is repeated (8:5) in the list of Bela's sons.
(3) Father, or ancestor, of the judge Ehud (Judges 3:15).
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