How to use Gilgal in a sentence
At first held at any of the local shrines, such as Gilgal, Bethel, Shiloh, as well as Jerusalem, it was held at an indefinite date during the harvest in the fall of the year.
This site, which in the middle ages appears to have been lost - Gilgal being shown farther north - was in 1865 recovered by a German traveller (Hermann Zschokke), and fixed by the English survey party, though not beyond dispute.
But whether this is the Gilgal spoken of by Amos and Hosea in connexion with Bethel is by no means certain [see (3) below].
Gilgal, mentioned in Josh.
This may have been Amos's Gilgal and was almost certainly that of r Mace.Advertisement
The Gilgal described in Josh.
It is fed from the north by the rivers Gilgal and Morendat, but has no known outlet.
This having been effected, Gilgal became the base for a series of operations in which the united tribes took part.
He had taken up his residence with Elisha at one of the prophetic guilds at Gilgal.
Old tradition suggests the " schools of the prophets " at Jericho, Gilgal and Bethel, and in fact the proximity of these places, especially Bethel, to Judaean soil may be connected with the friendly and sometimes markedly favourable attitude to Judah in these narratives.Advertisement
The camp is still at Gilgal.
I, Gilgal should probably be restored.
We have relatively little tradition from North Israel; Beersheba, Beer-lahai-roi and Hebron are more prominent than even Bethel or Shechem, while there are no stories of Gilgal, Shiloh or Dan.
Although the traditions regard their efforts as part of a common movement (from Gilgal, see below), it is more probable that these (notably Caleb) escaped the punishment which befell the rest of the Israelites, and made their way direct from Kadesh into the south of Palestine.'