And this you shall say, that you may dwell in the land of Gessen, because the Egyptians have all shepherds in abomination.
Jacob and his sons are presented before Pharao: he giveth them the land of Gessen.
And he sent Juda before him to Joseph, to tell him; and that he should meet him in Gessen.
The land of Egypt is before thee: and make them dwell in the best place, and give them the land of Gessen.
Only in the land of Gessen, where the children of Israel were, the hail fell not.
Perhaps Gersen or Gessen are only corruptions of the name of Gerson.