Golan

Golan (Goh´luhn; Heb., possibly “circuit”)

Part of the plateau of Bashan between Mt. Hermon and the Wadi el-Yarmuk east of the Jordan River. It was called Gaulanitis by the historian Josephus. Golan is also the name of a city of refuge in Manasseh assigned to the levitical family of Gershon (Deut 4:43; Josh 20:8; Josh 21:27; 1Chr 6:71) in this region.

Deut 4:43

43Bezer in the wilderness on the tableland belonging to the Reubenites, Ramoth in Gilead belonging to the Gadites, and Golan in Bashan belonging to the Manassit ... View more

Josh 20:8

8And beyond the Jordan east of Jericho, they appointed Bezer in the wilderness on the tableland, from the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead, from the tribe ... View more

Josh 21:27

27To the Gershonites, one of the families of the Levites, were given out of the half-tribe of Manasseh, Golan in Bashan with its pasture lands, the city of refu ... View more

1Chr 6:71

71To the Gershomites: out of the half-tribe of Manasseh: Golan in Bashan with its pasture lands and Ashtaroth with its pasture lands;

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