Gal'aad (Γαλαάδ, 1 Macc. 5:9, 55; Jud. 1:8; 15:5) and THE COUNTRY OF GALAAD (ἡ Γαλααδῖτις, Galaaditis, 1 Macc. 5:17, 20, 25, 27, 36, 45; 13:22), a Graecized form of the word GILEAD SEE GILEAD (q.v.). Ga'lal (Heb. Galal', גָּלָל, perhaps weighty; Sept. Γωλήλ, Γαλέλ, Γαλαάλ), the name of two Levites after the exile.

1. A descendant of Jeduthun, and father of Shemaiah or Shammua (1Ch 9:16; Ne 11:17), B.C. ante 536.

2. One of those who dwelt in the villages of the Netophathites and served at Jerusalem (1Ch 9:15), A.D. 536.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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