1 Chronicles 5:16

16 The Gadites lived in the land of Gilead, in Bashan and its villages, and throughout all the pasturelands 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 all descendants of Abihail son of Huri, son of Jaroah, son of Gilead, son of Michael, son of Jeshishai, son of Jahdo, son of Buz.
15 Ahi son of Abdiel, son of Guni, was the leader of their clans.
16 The Gadites lived in the land of Gilead, in Bashan and its villages, and throughout all the pasturelands of Sharon.
17 All of these were listed in the genealogical records during the days of King Jotham of Judah and King Jeroboam of Israel.
18 There were 44,760 capable warriors in the armies of Reuben, Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh. They were all skilled in combat and armed with shields, swords, and bows.