Gilead

(from the article `Literature`) The 2005 Pulitzer Prizes were awarded for works that appeared in 2004. The Pulitzer for fiction was awarded to Marilynne Robinson`s Gilead, and the ... Just as persuasive was the annealing prose in Marilynne Robinson`s long-awaited second novel, Gilead, the story of several generations of itinerant ... ...
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Gilead

area of ancient Palestine east of the Jordan River, corresponding to modern northwestern Jordan. The region is bounded in the north by the Yarmk ...
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Gilead

Gilead (gil'ēăd) , in the Bible. 1. Eponym of the Gileadites, grandson of Manasseh. 2. Gadite. 3. Jephthah's father. 4. City near Mizpah, denounced by Hosea. 5. Fertile, mountainous region, NE of the Dead Sea. In the Bible, it was allotted to Reuben, Gad, and Manasseh and was noted f...
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Gilead

[Bible] ==Name and Etymology== Gilead (Hebrew gil‛âd) may mean hill of testimony. It is derived from galyêd, which in turn comes from gal (heap, mound, hill) and ‛êd (witness, testimony). There also exists an alternative theory that it means rocky region. ==Gilead as a Person and Tribal Group== Gilead was, according to the Book of Nu...
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Gilead

[tribal group] Gilead was a tribal group mentioned in Biblical passages which textual scholars attribute to early sources. In these sources, for example the Song of Deborah, the Gilead group is treated with equal status to the other Israelite tribes, while certain other tribes, including the Tribe of Manasseh, are absent. An eponymous Gilea...
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Gilead

In the Bible, Gilead or Gilaad (גִּלְעָד), (d), is the name of three persons and two geographic places. ==Places== Gilead was a mountainous region east of the Jordan River divided among the tribes of Gad and Manasseh, and situated in modern-day Jordan. It is also referred to by the Aramaic name Yegar-Sahadutha, which carries the same meani...
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