- a town in ancient Palestine, NW of Jerusalem. Josh. 9:3.
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It stood over him—it stood over the place where he was—Gibeon.
There was no slaughter on the road between Gibeon and Beth-horon.
One parasang to Gran David, formerly the large city of Gibeon.Early Travels in Palestine
Arculf et al.
This victory was so decisive that it was compared with Joshua's at Gibeon.History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)
They began by an attack on the city of Gibeon, as a tributary of Israel.The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas
Jesse L. Hurlbut
- an ancient town of Palestine: the excavated site thought to be its remains lies about 9 kilometres (6 miles) northwest of Jerusalem