(Josh. 5:3, marg.), hill of the foreskins, a place at Gilgal where those who had been born in the wilderness were circumcised. All the others, i.e., those who were under twenty years old at the time of the sentence at Kadesh, had already been circumcised.
- Gibeah of judah
(Josh. 15:57), a city in the mountains of Judah, the modern Jeba, on a hill in the Wady Musurr, about 7 1/2 miles west-south-west of Bethlehem.
- Gibeah of phinehas
(Josh. 15:57, R.V. marg.), a city on Mount Ephraim which had been given to Phinehas (24:33 “hill,” A.V.; R.V. marg. and Heb., “Gibeah.”). Here Eleazar the son of Aaron was buried. It has been identified with the modern Khurbet Jibia, 5 miles north of Guphna towards Shechem.
[gib-ee-uh n] /ˈgɪb i ən/ noun 1. a town in ancient Palestine, NW of Jerusalem. Josh. 9:3. /ˈɡɪbɪən/ noun 1. an ancient town of Palestine: the excavated site thought to be its remains lies about 9 kilometres (6 miles) northwest of Jerusalem hill-city, “one of the royal cities, greater than Ai, and all the men […]
[gib-ee-uh-nahyt] /ˈgɪb i əˌnaɪt/ noun 1. one of the inhabitants of , who were condemned by Joshua to be hewers of wood and drawers of water for the Israelites. Josh. 9. /ˈɡɪbɪəˌnaɪt/ noun 1. (Old Testament) one of the inhabitants of the town of Gibeon, who were compelled by Joshua to serve the Hebrews (Joshua […]