Gedor [N] [S]

a wall.

  • A city in the mountains or hill country of Judah ( Joshua 15:58 ), identified with Jedar, between Jerusalem and Hebron.

  • 1 Chronicles 4:39 , the Gederah of Joshua 15:36 , or the well-known Gerar, as the LXX. read, where the patriarchs of old had sojourned and fed their flocks ( Genesis 20:1 Genesis 20:14 Genesis 20:15 ; Genesis 26:1 Genesis 26:6 Genesis 26:14 ).

  • A town apparently in Benjamin ( 1 Chronicles 12:7 ), the same probably as Geder ( Joshua 12:13 ).

    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
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Gedor". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .