Gederah (Gi-dee´ruh; Heb., “a wall”)

A city in the lowlands of Judah noted for its royal potters (Josh 15:36; 1Chr 4:23). It was also the home of Jozabad, one of David’s warriors (1Chr 12:4), and of Baal-hanan, an agricultural official under David (1Chr 27:28). The site is unknown.

Josh 15:36

36Shaaraim, Adithaim, Gederah, Gederothaim: fourteen towns with their villages.

1Chr 4:23

23These were the potters and inhabitants of Netaim and Gederah; they lived there with the king in his service.

1Chr 12:4

4Ishmaiah of Gibeon, a warrior among the Thirty and a leader over the Thirty; Jeremiah, Jahaziel, Johanan, Jozabad of Gederah,

1Chr 27:28

28Over the olive and sycamore trees in the Shephelah was Baal-hanan the Gederite. Over the stores of oil was Joash.

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