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Geshem

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • 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
Geshem

Or Gashmu, firmness, probably chief of the Arabs south of Palestine, one of the enemies of the Jews after the return from Babylon (Nehemiah 2:19; 6:1, 2). He united with Sanballat and Tobiah in opposing the rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem.


Naves Topical Index
Geshem

Called also Gashmu, an Arabian. Opposed Nehemiah in building Jerusalem.
Nehemiah 2:19; Nehemiah 6:1-6


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Geshem

and Gash'mu (rain), an Arabian, mentioned in (Nehemiah 2:19) and Nehemiah 6:1,2,6 (B.C. 446.) We may conclude that he was an inhabitant of Arabia Petr'a or of the Arabian desert, and probably the chief of a tribe." Gashum said it" made him a type of those who create a common report.