Gil`ad

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1568 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
d[lgprobably from (01567)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Gil`adTWOT - 356
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ghil-awd'
Definition
n pr loc Gilead = "rocky region"
  1. a mountainous region bounded on the west by the Jordan, on the north by Bashan, on the east by the Arabian plateau, and on the south by Moab and Ammon; sometimes called 'Mount Gilead' or the 'land of Gilead' or just 'Gilead'. Divided into north and south Gilead
  2. a city (with prefix 'Jabesh')
  3. the people of the region n pr m
  4. son of Machir and grandson of Manasseh
  5. father of Jephthah
  6. a Gadite
NAS Word Usage - Total: 114
Gilead 99, Gilead's 1, Gileadites 2, Jabesh-gilead* 12
NAS Verse Count
Genesis4
Numbers9
Deuteronomy8
Joshua15
Judges24
1 Samuel4
2 Samuel6
1 Kings3
2 Kings2
1 Chronicles13
Psalms2
Solomon2
Jeremiah4
Ezekiel1
Hosea2
Amos2
Obadiah1
Micah1
Zechariah1


Total104
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Gil`ad". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .