[jer-uh-beyl, jer-uh-bey-uh l, -beyl] /ˈdʒɛr əˌbeɪl, ˌdʒɛr əˈbeɪ əl, -ˈbeɪl/ noun 1. (def 1). contender with Baal; or, let Baal plead, a surname of Gideon; a name given to him because he destroyed the altar of Baal (Judg. 6:32; 7:1; 8:29; 1 Sam. 12:11).
contender with the shame; i.e., idol, a surname also of Gideon (2 Sam. 11:21).
founded by God, a “desert” on the ascent from the valley of the Dead Sea towards Jerusalem. It lay beyond the wilderness of Tekoa, in the direction of Engedi (2 Chr. 20:16, 20). It corresponds with the tract of country now called el-Hasasah.
[ji-roo-suh-luh m, -zuh-] /dʒɪˈru sə ləm, -zə-/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Israel: an ancient holy city and a center of pilgrimage for Jews, Christians, and Muslims; divided between Israel and Jordan 1948–67; Jordanian sector annexed by Israel 1967; capital of Israel since 1950. [iz-ree-uh l, -rey-] /ˈɪz ri əl, -reɪ-/ […]