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  • proper n. Site of Joshua's encampment before the siege of Jericho.

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Examples

  • That clause "over-against Gilgal," Deuteronomy 11: 30, hath deceived these authors in that manner, that they have removed the mounts Gerizim and Ebal to Gilgal by Jericho: and it hath, on the other hand, deceived some in that manner, that they have brought Gilgal by Jericho to Sychem, misunderstanding the word Gilgal for that place mentioned in Joshua 5, when this which Moses speaks of is really Galilee; as I have proved elsewhere.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • The Talmudists, being deceived by the ambiguity of the word Gilgal, extend it to sixty miles, and more: whom see afterward quoted in the eighty-eighth chapter.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Then the children of Judah came unto Joshua in Gilgal: and Caleb

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Samuel did it "before the Lord" in Gilgal, appointing that same mode of punishment (hitherto unknown in Israel) to be used towards him, which he had formerly used towards others.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • All their wickedness is in Gilgal: for there I hated them: for the wickedness of their doings I will drive them out of mine house, I will love them no more: all their princes are revolters.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • He’d last seen the old prophet in Gilgal, that city on the banks of the Jordan; what a day that had been.

    A Night Visit to Endor « A Fly in Amber

  • "The place is called Gilgal unto this day"; 46 which to have said in the time of Joshua had been improper.

    Leviathan

  • Wherefore the name of the place is called Gilgal unto this day.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Wherefore the name of the place is called Gilgal 1 unto this day.

    Joshua 5.

  • Therefore the name of that place was called Gilgal, to this day.

    The World English Bible (WEB):

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