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Gerar

[gee-rahr]
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noun
  1. an ancient city in Palestine, near the Mediterranean: now an archaeological site in Israel.
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Historical Examples

  • Like him, also, he renewed relations with Abmelech of Gerar.

    History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 4 (of 12)

    G. Maspero

  • Now, it is manifest that Isaac was not really happy in Gerar.

    Notes on the Book of Genesis

    Charles Henry Mackintosh

  • Isaac dwells in Gerar and Jacob steals his brother's birthright, chs.

    The Bible Period by Period

    Josiah Blake Tidwell

  • When Abraham came to Gerar, and saw a bad land, he said, sure the fear of God was not in that place.

    The Anatomy of Melancholy

    Democritus Junior

  • So long as Isaac continued in Gerar, there was nothing but strife and contention.

    Notes on the Book of Genesis

    Charles Henry Mackintosh