Gallim (Near East geography model)

Probably in Benjamin, to the north of Jerusalem.

Gallim (Near East geography model)

Probably two distinct places: A town mentioned among the 11 additional cities of Judah which are in the Septuagint appended to Joshua 15:59, and have altogether disappeared from the Hebrew text. It occurs between Karem (`Ain Kairem) and Baither (Bettir); it is probably the large and flourishing village of Beit Jala, near Bethlehem. Gallim is mentioned in Isaiah 10:30; not far from Laishah and Anathoth and certainly North of Jerusalem. It was the home of Palti the son of Laish, and it is by many authorities identified with the Gilgal on the North border of Judah, the Geliloth of the parallel passage, and the Beth-gilgal of Nehemiah 12:29.

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