A royal city of the Canaanites, Joshua 10:33 12:12; between Bethhoron and the Mediterranean, Joshua 16:3; afterwards on the western border of Ephraim, and assigned to the Levites, Joshua 16:3 21:21. The Canaanites long retained a foothold in it, Joshua 16:10 Judges 1:29; but were dispossessed by a king of Egypt, and the place given to his daughter, the wife of Solomon, 1 Kings 9:16, who fortified it.
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Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'GEZER'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".