1 Chronicles 5:16

16 The family of Gad lived in Gilead and Bashan, including the outlying villages and extending as far as the pastures of Sharon.

1 Chronicles 5:16 Meaning and Commentary

1 Chronicles 5:16

And they dwelt in Gilead
In that part of it which belonged to the tribe of Gad:

in Bashan, and in her towns; (See Gill on 1 Chronicles 5:11),

and in all the suburbs of Sharon, upon their borders;
there were two Sharons, one to the west of the land of Israel near the Mediterranean sea, which is mentioned in ( Acts 9:35 ) as near Lydda and Joppa; and the other to the east or northeast, beyond Jordan, which is here meant.

1 Chronicles 5:16 In-Context

14 These were the sons of Abihail son of Huri, the son of Jaroah, the son of Gilead, the son of Michael, the son of Jeshishai, the son of Jahdo, the son of Buz.
15 Ahi son of Abdiel, the son of Guni, was head of their family.
16 The family of Gad lived in Gilead and Bashan, including the outlying villages and extending as far as the pastures of Sharon.
17 They were all written into the official family tree during the reigns of Jotham king of Judah and Jeroboam king of Israel.
18 The families of Reuben, Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh had 44,760 men trained for war - physically fit and skilled in handling shield, sword, and bow.