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Gilead

Hebrew: גִּלְעָד—transliteration: Gilead or Gilad —meaning: hill of testimony

also known as: Gilad

This is the name of 3 biblical men, a people, a region and a city. It first appears in Genesis 31:21 in connection with Jacob fleeing from Laban. The name is mentioned 132 times in Scripture.

Article Version: July 13, 2021

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