King James Bible Dictionary




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Bible Usage:


  • 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

A wall.

1. A city in the mountains or hill country of Judah (Joshua 15:58), identified with Jedar, between Jerusalem and Hebron.

2. 1 Chronicles 4:39, the Gederah of Joshua 15:36, or the well-known Gerar, as the LXX. read, where the patriarchs of old had sojourned and fed their flocks (Genesis 20:1, 14, 15; 26:1, 6, 14).

3. A town apparently in Benjamin (1 Chronicles 12:7), the same probably as Geder (Joshua 12:13).

Naves Topical Index

1. A city in mountains of Judah
Joshua 15:58

2. The town of Jeroham

General references
1 Chronicles 12:7

Possibly identical with Geder

3. Valley of, taken by Simeonites

General references
1 Chronicles 4:39

4. An ancestor of Saul
1 Chronicles 8:31; 1 Chronicles 9:37

5. Either a place or a person, authorities disagree
1 Chronicles 4:4; 1 Chronicles 4:18

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(a wall), a town int he mountainous part of Judah, (Joshua 15:58) a few miles north of Hebron. Robinson discovered a Jedur halfway between Bethlehem and Hebron, about two miles west of the road.