Gibbethon

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Gibbethon was a city located in the territory of Dan, and inhabited by the Philistines. The Old Testament describes how this city was given to the Kohathites.[1]

A king of Israel, Nadab, was slain by his own officer Baasha while besieging it.[2] After the secession of the ten tribes, the city remained in the possession of the Philistines.[3]

References

  1. Josh. 19:44; 21:23.
  2. 1 Kings 15:27.
  3. 2 Chr. 11:13, 14.
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