Gath
geographical name city of ancient Philistia ENE of Gaza

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • GATH — (Heb. גַּת), name of several Canaanite cities often appearing with a toponymic addition to differentiate them (e.g., Gath Hepher, Gath Rimmon, Gath Gittaim, etc.). Four cities called Gath are listed among the conquests of Thutmose III and several …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Gath — [gath] n. 〚Heb, lit., wine press〛 Bible one of the cities of the Philistines: 2 Sam. 1:20 * * * Gath (găth) An ancient city of Palestine east northeast of Gaza. It was one of the five Philistine city kingdoms and the home of Goliath. * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • Gath — can refer to: * Gath (city), the biblical city and home of Goliath * Gath (helmet), a lightweight helmet made by Gath Sports Pty Ltd * Gath (magazine), the successor to Gairm, the most significant Scottish Gaelic magazine for its longevity and… …   Wikipedia

  • Gath — ist der Name von: Goswin Peter Gath (1898–1959), deutscher Schriftsteller Gath bezeichnet des Weiteren: Gat auch Gath geschrieben, eine Stadt aus dem Alten Testament Siehe auch: Ghat …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gath — «gahth», noun. = gat4. (Cf. ↑gat) Gath «gath», noun. one of the five confederate cities of the Philistines. It was the home of the giant Goliath, whom David killed with a sling (in the Bible, I Samuel 5:8, 9). * * * Gath see tell v. 3 b …   Useful english dictionary

  • gath — «gahth», noun. = gat4. (Cf. ↑gat) Gath «gath», noun. one of the five confederate cities of the Philistines. It was the home of the giant Goliath, whom David killed with a sling (in the Bible, I Samuel 5:8, 9). * * * Gath see tell v. 3 b …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gath — [gath] n. [Heb, lit., wine press] Bible one of the cities of the Philistines: 2 Sam. 1:20 …   English World dictionary

  • Gath — (a. Geogr.), 1) (G. Rimmon) eine der Fünffürstenstädte der Philister, Vaterstadt des Riesen Goliath, wurde unter Samuel von den Israeliten erobert, hatte aber unter Saul wieder eigne Könige; David eroberte G. u. legte eine Besatzung hinein;… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Gath — Gath, eine der fünf Hauptstädte der Philister, Heimat des Riesen Goliath (1 Sam. 17, 4), Ende des 9. Jahrh. v. Chr. vom syr. Könige Hasael (2 Kön. 12, 17) zerstört …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Gath —  Pour la ville israélienne moderne , voir Kiryat Gat Gath Tel Zafit Tel Zafit …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gath — for·gath·er; gath·er·able; gath·er·er; gath·er·ing; gath·er·um; gath·er; …   English syllables

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