- a town in ancient Palestine, NW of Jerusalem. Josh. 9:3.
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There was no slaughter on the road between Gibeon and Beth-horon.
It stood over him—it stood over the place where he was—Gibeon.
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)
It seems to have been at Gibeon, while the ark was in seclusion at Kirjath-jearim.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