Gibeonite
noun see Gibeon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gibeonite — /gib ee euh nuyt /, n. one of the inhabitants of Gibeon, who were condemned by Joshua to be hewers of wood and drawers of water for the Israelites. Josh. 9. [GIBEON + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gibeonite — gib·e·on·ite …   English syllables

  • Gibeonite — /ˈgɪbiənaɪt/ (say gibeeuhnuyt) noun Bible one of the inhabitants of Gibeon, who were condemned by Joshua to be hewers of wood and drawers of water for the Israelites. Joshua 9 …   Australian English dictionary

  • gibeonite — ˈgibēəˌnīt noun ( s) Usage: capitalized Etymology: Gibeon, city in ancient Palestine + English ite : one of the people of Gibeon in ancient Palestine condemned to be hewers of wood and drawers of water because of their deception of the Israelites …   Useful english dictionary

  • DAVID — (Heb. דָּוִד), youngest son of Jesse of the Ephrathite family that lived in Beth Lehem in Judah (I Sam. 16:1; 20:27–28; I Chron. 2:13–15; cf. Micah 5:1). In the Bible SOURCES I Samuel 16–II Kings 2 is our main source for David, supplemented by I… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BENJAMIN — (Heb. בִּנְיָמִין), youngest son of jacob by rachel (Gen. 35:16–18), and the eponym of the tribe of Benjamin. Benjamin was the only one of Jacob s sons to be born in Canaan. Little is told of his life and personality. Our preserved texts… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Gibeon — geographical name city of ancient Palestine NW of Jerusalem • Gibeonite noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ahio — is also another way of saying Ohio.Ahio brotherly.# One of the sons of Beriah (1 Chr. 8:14). # One of the sons of Jehiel the Gibeonite (1 Chr. 8:31; 9:37). # One of the sons of Abinadab. While his brother Uzzah went by the side of the ark, Ahio… …   Wikipedia

  • Rimmon — (Hebrew pomegranate ) is the proper name for a number of people or objects in the Hebrew Bible: Torah with rimmonim A man of Beeroth (2 Samuel 4:2), one of the four Gibeonite cities. (See Joshua 9:17.) A Syrian cult image, mentioned only in 2… …   Wikipedia

  • The Settlers of Canaan — Infobox Game subject name=Settlers of Canaan image link= image caption= Settlers of Canaan publisher= Cactus Game Design spinoff of= Settlers of Catan players=2 to 4 ages=7 years and up setup time=approx. 10 minutes playing time= 45 to 60 minutes …   Wikipedia

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