International Standard Bible EncyclopediaGERSHON; GERSHONITES
gur'-shon, gur'-shon-its (gereshon, written also gereshom): Firstborn of the 3 sons of Levi (Exodus 6:16 Numbers 3:17 1 Chronicles 6:1, 16; 1 Chronicles 23:6). He had two sons, Libni, also known as Ladan (1 Chronicles 23:7; 1 Chronicles 26:21), and Shimei (Exodus 6:17 Numbers 3:18 1 Chronicles 6:17, 20), and consequently two groups of descendants, enumerated in the census taken in the Wilderness of Sinai (Numbers 3:21) and that in the Plains of Moab (Numbers 26:57). In the distribution of functions among the Levites, the Gershonites were charged with the carrying of the curtains, coverings, screens, hangings, cords and instruments of the tabernacle and the tent of meeting on the journeys in the wilderness, under the supervision of Ithamar the son of Aaron. Their function was thus more exalted than that of the Merarites, who carried the boards, and less so than that of the Kohathites, who carried the most holy utensils and symbols. The Gershonites were given two wagons with four oxen-half as many as the Merarites, according to their service (Numbers 7:7). Thirteen cities were assigned to the Gershonites in Northern Palestine by Eleazar and Joshua (Jos 21:6, 27-33, 6:62, 71-76).
Strong's Hebrew1649. Gereshunni -- descendant of Gershon
... 1648, 1649. Gereshunni. 1650 . descendant of Gershon. Transliteration: Gereshunni
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ThesaurusGershonites (17 Occurrences)
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Gershonite (14 Occurrences)
Gershon (23 Occurrences)
Merarites (7 Occurrences)
Kohathites (18 Occurrences)
Merari (38 Occurrences)
Families (272 Occurrences)
Clans (120 Occurrences)
Ko'hathites (19 Occurrences)
Kohathite (18 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceGershonites (17 Occurrences)
Numbers 3:21 Of Gershon was the family of the Libnites, and the family of the Shimeites: these are the families of the Gershonites.
Numbers 3:23 The families of the Gershonites shall encamp behind the tabernacle westward.
Numbers 3:24 The prince of the fathers' house of the Gershonites shall be Eliasaph the son of Lael.
Numbers 3:25 In the Tent of meeting, the Gershonites are to have the care of the House, and the Tent with its cover, and the veil for the door of the Tent of meeting,
Numbers 4:22 Take the sum of the sons of Gershon also, by their fathers' houses, by their families;
Numbers 4:24 "This is the service of the families of the Gershonites, in serving and in bearing burdens:
Numbers 4:26 and the hangings of the court, and the screen for the door of the gate of the court, which is by the tabernacle and around the altar, and their cords, and all the instruments of their service, and whatever shall be done with them. Therein shall they serve.
Numbers 4:27 At the commandment of Aaron and his sons shall be all the service of the sons of the Gershonites, in all their burden, and in all their service; and you shall appoint their duty to them in all their responsibilities.
Numbers 4:28 This is the service of the families of the sons of the Gershonites in the Tent of Meeting: and their duty shall be under the hand of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest.
Numbers 7:7 Two wagons and four oxen he gave unto the sons of Gershon, according to their service.
Numbers 10:17 And the tabernacle was taken down; and the sons of Gershon and the sons of Merari, who bore the tabernacle, set forward.
Numbers 26:57 These are those who were numbered of the Levites after their families: of Gershon, the family of the Gershonites; of Kohath, the family of the Kohathites; of Merari, the family of the Merarites.
Joshua 21:27 And unto the children of Gershon, of the families of the Levites, out of the half-tribe of Manasseh they gave Golan in Bashan with the open land about it, the city of refuge for the manslayer; and Beeshterah with the open land about it; two cities.
Joshua 21:33 All the cities of the Gershonites according to their families were thirteen cities with their suburbs.
1 Chronicles 23:7 Of the Gershonites: Ladan and Shimei.
1 Chronicles 26:21 The sons of Ladan, the sons of the Gershonites belonging to Ladan, the heads of the fathers' houses belonging to Ladan the Gershonite: Jehieli.
2 Chronicles 29:12 Then the Levites arose, Mahath, the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites; and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehallelel; and of the Gershonites, Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah;
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