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  JewishEncyclopedia.com - GIBEON AND GIBEONITES:
Gibeon was one of the four cities of the Hivites, reckoned in Josh.
The men of Gibeon after the fall of Jericho were said to be alarmed at the advance of the Israelites, and accordingly sent to Joshua envoys covered with dust and with other signs of having made a long journey before reaching the Israelite camp.
The men of Gibeon, with Melatiah the Gibeonite at their head, repaired a piece of the wall of Jerusalem near the old gate on the west side of the city (Neh.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=219&letter=G   (336 words)

  
 Gibeon (BiblePlaces.com)
The city of Gibeon sits on the west side of the Central Benjamin Plateau.
Gibeon (Walking in Their Sandals) Gives easy-to-read information on the location, biblical significance, etc. Features links to photographs and on-line Scripture references.
Gibeon (ourfatherlutheran.net) A lengthy article that features good pictures that illustrate and enhance the text.
www.bibleplaces.com /gibeon.htm   (370 words)

  
 Gibeon - Walking in Their Sandals - location profile
Gibeon is located at present-day el-Jib, six miles northwest of Jerusalem, in the Central Benjamite Plain, at an elevation of 2,400 feet above sea level.
Gibeon lay six miles southwest of Bethel and Ai, on the route leading down the Aijalon Valley to the coast.
Gibeon was in the tribal territory of Benjamin and was made a Levitical city (Josh 18:25; 21:17).
www.ancientsandals.com /overviews/gibeon.htm   (573 words)

  
 Namibweb.com - The online guide to Namibai: Gibeon meteorite shower
The Gibeon meteorite shower is the most extensive meteorite shower known on Earth which covers a large elliptical area of some 275 by 100 kilometers centered on Brukkaros south of Mariental.
The Gibeon Meteorites are classified as octahedrites, the most common type of iron meteorite, and consist entirely of taenite and kamacite, two different crystalline varieties of a iron-nickel alloy.
Besides iron, the main constituent, the Gibeon Meteorites contain an average of 8% nickel, 0.5% cobalt, 0.04% phosphorus, small amounts of carbon, sulphur, chromium and copper, and traces of zinc, gallium, germanium and iridium.
www.namibweb.com /gibeon.htm   (801 words)

  
  Gibeon - Easton Bible Dictionary - Bible Software by johnhurt.com
Gibeon - hill-city, "one of the royal cities, greater than Ai, and all the men thereof were mighty" (Josh.
To the altar of burnt-offering which was at Gibeon, Joab (1 Kings 2:28-34), who had taken the side of Adonijah, fled for sanctuary in the beginning of Solomon's reign, and was there also slain by the hand of Benaiah.
When the temple was built "all the men of Israel assembled themselves" to king Solomon, and brought up from Gibeon the tabernacle and "all the holy vessels that were in the tabernacle" to Jerusalem, where they remained till they were carried away by Nebuchadnezzar (2 Kings 24:13).
www.htmlbible.com /kjv30/easton/east1480.htm   (702 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Gibeon
The city of Gibeon in Canaan (about 6 miles north of the center of Jerusalem in the West Bank) was one of the four cities of the Hivites, which did not easily fall to the Hebrews.
Thus the role of Gibeon as a source manual laborers in the kingdom of Judea was given justification.
Gibeon was in the tribal territory of Benjamin and was made a Levitical city (Joshua 18:25; 21:17).The fight between the soldiers of Joab and those of Abner took place beside "the pool of Gibeon" (II Samuel ii.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Gibeon   (604 words)

  
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After the destruction of Jericho and Ai, the people of Gibeon (Hivites) realized that their destruction was next, so they sent ambassadors to trick Joshua and the people of Israel into making a treaty with them.
Gibeon was located in the tribal territory of Benjamin (Joshua 18:25), and it was made a Levitical City (Joshua 21:17).
Gibeon was possibly a dependency of the city-state Jerusalem, and it was probably not fortified at the time.
www.gainesville.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Gibeon   (454 words)

  
 Gibeon Meteorite - Facts, Lore, History, Myths and Pictures
Since it was first discovered in 1836 in Great Namaqualand, Namibia, Africa, more than 25 tons of Gibeon meteorites have been recovered and although export and sale was banned by the Namibian government, it is still one of the most commonly available meteorites on the market today.
The Gibeon meteorites come from broken asteroid fragments or an exploded star and radiometric dating places the age at around 4 billion years old.
Gibeon meteorites are composed of iron, nickel and small amounts of cobalt and classified as a fine octahedrite iron meteorite.
www.bernardine.com /gemstones/gibeon.htm   (429 words)

  
 Gibeon
Gibeon ("hill city"), situated halfway between Jerusalem and Bethel, was in an area of moderate climate and ample
Gibeon is first mentioned in the Bible in connection with the Israelite conquest of Canaan.
After Israel's victory in Canaan, Gibeon was assigned to the tribe of Benjamin and made a city for the Levites.
www.ourfatherlutheran.net /biblehomelands/palestine/gibeon.htm   (1318 words)

  
 Gibeon Meteorite
As late as the publication of the Handbook of Iron Meteorites in 1975, scientists were reporting the that Gibeon consisted primarily of large masses and lacked the smaller pieces like those found at Canyon Diablo, Odessa, and Sikhote-Alin.
The Gibeon was apparently a large meteorite that burst high in the atmosphere, as did the observed fall at Sikhote-Alin.
The Gibeon fragments are spread over a strewn field 70 miles (120 km) wide by 230 miles (390k km) long--one of the largest strewn fields in the world.
www.alaska.net /~meteor/GNinfo.htm   (643 words)

  
 Gibeon (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
To the altar of burnt-offering which was at Gibeon, Joab (1 Kings 2:28-34), who had taken the side of Adonijah, fled for sanctuary in the beginning of Solomon's reign, and was there also slain by the hand of Benaiah.
Soon after he came to the throne, Solomon paid a visit of state to Gibeon, there to offer sacrifices (1 Kings 3:4; 2 Chr.
When the temple was built "all the men of Israel assembled themselves" to king Solomon, and brought up from Gibeon the tabernacle and "all the holy vessels that were in the tabernacle" to Jerusalem, where they remained till they were carried away by Nebuchadnezzar (2 Kings 24:13).
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/gibeon.html   (689 words)

  
 Gibeon Meteorite Information
Although no one knows for sure when the Gibeon meteorite fell to earth, everyone agrees it was in prehistoric times; some speculate it was about 12,000 years ago.
The strewn field it fell in is among the largest on earth, 70 miles wide by 230 miles long.
Radiometric dating indicates the crystallization of Taenite and Kamacite in the Gibeon Meteorite took place more than 4 billion years ago.
www.mwweb.com /multifacet/info/gibeon.htm   (249 words)

  
 Jeremiah 28:1 And it came to pass the same year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth ...
Now in the same year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year, in the fifth month, Hananiah the son of Azzur, the prophet, who was from Gibeon, spoke to me in the house of the LORD in the presence of the priests and all the people, saying,
Kong Zedekias af Judas fjerde regeringsår i den femte måned sagde Profeten Hananja, Azzurs Søn, fra Gibeon til mig i HERRENs Hus i Præsternes og alt Folkets Nærværelse:
Tahun itu juga pada bulan lima tahun keempat pemerintahan Raja Zedekia, Hananya anak Azur, seorang nabi dari kota Gibeon, berbicara kepadaku di Rumah TUHAN.
scripturetext.com /jeremiah/28-1.htm   (2026 words)

  
 Gibeon Meteorites
We currently offer Etched Gibeon in two forms: Inside acrylic eggs and in thin slices!
Inside each flawless solid acrylic egg is a beautifully etched chuck of Gibeon meteorite!
The Etched Gibeon Slice measures 2+ inches wide and 1+ inch tall.
www.nature-source.com /gibeon-meteorite.htm   (286 words)

  
 Definition of Gibeon - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
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