Old Testament one of the five cities of the Philistines, from which Goliath came (I Samuel 17:4) and near which Saul fell in battle (II Samuel 1:20)Douay spelling: Geth (ɡɛθ)

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Historical Examples of gath

  • A Goliath o' Gath, wha hath a stroke like untae a weaver's beam.

    Micah Clarke

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • He has the smooth cheeks o' a wench, an' limbs like Goliath o' Gath.

    Micah Clarke

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • All our inquiries had been in vain for any name that could possibly have been Gath.

  • Tell it not in Gath; publish it not in the streets of Askelon.

    Familiar Quotations

    John Bartlett

  • So they carried the ark of the God of Israel around to Gath.

    The Children's Bible

    Henry A. Sherman