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also known as: Gilad

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

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 Gilead is mentioned 132 times in Scripture.

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Article Version: February 20, 2023