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galeed in the Bible

heap of witness, the name of the pile of stones erected by Jacob and Laban to mark the league of friendship into which they entered with each other (Gen. 31:47, 48). This was the name given to the "heap" by Jacob. It is Hebrew, while the name Jegar-sahadutha, given to it by Laban, is Aramaic (Chaldee or Syriac). Probably Nahor's family originally spoke Aramaic, and Abraham and his descendants learned Hebrew, a kindred dialect, in the land of Canaan.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • Jegar-sahadutha and galeed both mean "heap of witness," one in the language of Canaan, the other in that of Mesopotamia.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall

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