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        (a lodging-place), a very ancient city south of Gaza. It occurs chiefly in Genesis, Ge 10:19; 20:1; 26:17 also incidentally in 2Ch 14:13,14 It must have trenched on the "south" or "south country" of later Israel. From a comparison of Ge 21:32 with Gene 26:23,26
        Beersheba would seem to be just on the verge of this territory, and perhaps to be its limit towards the northeast.

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Smith, William, Dr "Meaning and Definition for 'gerar' in Smiths Bible Dictionary". - Smith's; 1901.

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