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also known as: Gilad

Meaning: hill of testimony

Hebrew: גִּלְעָד—transliteration: Gilead or Gilad

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

Article Version: December 7, 2018