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Gerzites

Gerzites

(dwellers in the desert ), The, a tribe who with the Geshurites and the Amalekites occupied the land between the south of Palestine and Egypt in the time of Saul. ( 1 Samuel 27:8 ) In the name of Mount Gerizim we have the only remaining trace of the presence of this old tribe of Bedouins in central Palestine.


Bibliography Information

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

GERZITES

gur'-zits (1 Samuel 27:8 King James Version margin).

See GIRZITES.


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