1 Chronicles 4:39

39 and they went to the outskirts of Gedor to the east of the valley in search of pasture for their flocks.

Read 1 Chronicles 4:39 Using Other Translations

And they went to the entrance of Gedor, even unto the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks.
They journeyed to the entrance of Gedor, to the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks,
and they traveled to the region of Gerar, in the east part of the valley, seeking pastureland for their flocks.

What does 1 Chronicles 4:39 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Chronicles 4:39

And they went to the entrance of Gedor
There was a city of this name in the tribe of Judah, ( 1 Chronicles 4:18 ) but this seems to be further off, and perhaps is the same with Gedaris, mentioned by Strabo


FOOTNOTES:

F12 along with Azotus and Askelon, cities that belonged to the Philistines; since it was inhabited by the posterity of Ham, of whom the Philistines were, as in the following verse:

even unto the east side of the valley;
which was near to Gedor, and a suitable place:

to seek pasture for their flocks;
their sheep and goats.


F12 Geograph. l. 16. p. 522.

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