(Heb. Galed', גִּלַעֵד, the heap of the witness; Sept. βουνὸς μάρτυς and βουνὸς μαρτυρεῖ; Vulg. Acervus testimonii and Galaad), the name given by Jacob to the pile of stones SEE GILGAL erected by him and Laban to attest their league of friendship SEE GILEAD, but called by Laban (Ge 31:47-48) by the snynonymous Syriac title of JEGAR-SAHADUTHA SEE JEGAR-SAHADUTHA (q.v.). Traces of a similar custom appear in the consecreted mounds of the Druids end of the North-American aborigines of the Western States. SEE ALTAR; SEE STONE.