ga'-al (ga`al, "rejection," or "loathing"; according to Wellhausen, "beetle," HPN, 110):
A man of whose antecedents nothing is known, except that his father's name was Ebed. He undertook to foment and lead a rebellion on the part of the inhabitants of Shechem against Abimelech, son of Gideon, and his rebellion failed (Judges 9:26-45).
See also ABIMELECH.
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