Gilead

-1. A region east of the Jordan River allotted to the tribes of Reuben and Gad and the half

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tribe of Manasseh Numbers 32:1-30; Deuteronomy 3:13; 34:1; 2 Kings 10:33 .Reubenites

expel the Hagarites from 1 Chronicles 5:9, 10, 18-22 .Ammonites make war against;

defeated by Jephthah Judges 1 1 .The prophet Elijah a native of 1 Kings 17:1 .David

retreats to, at the time of Absalom\'s rebellion 2 Samuel 17:16, 22, 24 .Pursued into, by

Absalom 2 Samuel 17:26 Absalom defeated and slain in the forests of 2 Samuel 18:9

.Hazael, king of Syria, smites the land of 2 Kings 10:32, 33; Amos 1:3 .Invaded by

Tiglath-pileser, king of Syria 2 Kings 15:29 .A grazing country Numbers 32: 1; 1

Chronicles 5:9 .Exported spices, balm, and myrrh Genesis 37:25; Jeremiah 8:22; 46:11

-FIGURATIVE .Of prosperity Jeremiah 22:6; 50:19

-2. A mountain Judges 7:3; So 4:1; 6:5 .Laban overtakes Jacob at Genesis 31:21-25

-3. AcityHosea6:8; 12:11

-4. Grandson of Manasseh Numbers 26:29, 30; 27:1; 36:1; Joshua 17:1, 3; 1 Chronicles

2:21, 23; 7:14, 17

-5. Father of Jephthah Judges 11:1,2

-6. A chief of Gad 1 Chronicles 5:14


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