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Gershon

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • 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

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Gershon

=Ger'shom expulsion, the eldest of Levi's three sons (Genesis 46:11; Exodus 6:16).

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).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Gershon

his banishment; the change of pilgrimage


Naves Topical Index
Gershon

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Gershon

(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.


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Gershonites, the

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

the coverings, curtains, hangings and cords. (Numbers 3:25,26; 4:25,26)