the hills of Gilad

Gilead, gil-AD, גִלְעָד
Gilead (Wikipedia)
The hills of Gilead (current day Jalʻād), Jordan

Gilead or Gilad (/ˈɡɪliəd/;Hebrew:

גִּלְעָד‬, Arabic: جلعاد‎) is the name of three people and two geographic places in the Bible. Gilead may mean hill of testimony. It is derived from gal‛êd, which in turn comes from gal (heap, mound, hill) and ‛êd (witness, testimony). There also exists an alternative theory that it means rocky region. It is now within the Kingdom of Jordan.

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