- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: Yes
- Included in Websters: No
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
In the wilderness the sons of Gershon had charge of the fabrics of the tabernacle when it was moved from place to place, the curtains, veils, tent-hangings (Numbers 3:21-26). Thirteen Levitical cities fell to the lot of the Gershonites (Joshua 21:27-33).
his banishment; the change of pilgrimage
Called also Gershom, son of Levi.
Genesis 46:11; Exodus 6:16-17; Numbers 3:17-26; Numbers 4:22-28; Numbers 4:38; Numbers 7:7; Numbers 10:17; Numbers 26:57; Joshua 21:6; 1 Chronicles 6:1; 1 Chronicles 6:16-17; 1 Chronicles 6:20; 1 Chronicles 6:43; 1 Chronicles 6:62; 1 Chronicles 6:71; 1 Chronicles 15:7; 1 Chronicles 23:6
(exile). The eldest of the three sons of Levi, born before the descent of Jacob's family into Egypt. (Genesis 46:11; Exodus 6:16) (B.C. before 1706.) But, though the eldest born, the families of Gershon were outstripped in fame by their younger brethren of Kohath, from whom sprang Moses and the priestly line of Aaron.
the family descended from Gershon or Gershom, the son of Levi. "THE GERSH0NITE," as applied to individuals, occurs in (1 Chronicles 26:21) The sons of Gershon (the Gershonites) had charge of the fabrics of the tabernacle