1474. Golan
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Golan: a city and a region East of the Jordan in Manasseh
Original Word: גּוֹלָן
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: Golan
Phonetic Spelling: (go-lawn')
Short Definition: Golan

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
a city and a region E. of the Jordan in Manasseh
NASB Translation
Golan (4).

גּוֺלָן proper name, of a location (? connected with √ גול Arabic go about, around; circuit; compare Phoenician גול proper name insul.; also גָּלִיל, גְּלִילָה) city of Manasseh in Bashan, named as a city of refuge Deuteronomy 4:43 compare Joshua 20:9; Joshua 21:27 both Qr (Kt גלון); given to sons of Gershom son of Levi according to 1 Chronicles 6:56; Euseb. knew it as a very large village Γαυλὼν ἢ Γωλάν LagOnom. 242, 2nd ed. 253; district of same name ib., JosephusAnt. viii. 2, 3 etc Gaulanitis, modern Jaulân RobBR ii, 432 BdPal 270 SchumacherZPV 1886 = Jaulân 1888, according to most, name applied first to city, thence to district, but perhaps otherwise if above derivatives be correct.

גּון (meaning dubious, compare perhaps Aramaic גַּוֵּן tinge, , ; Arabic reddish black, compare HomSäugethiere 64).


From gowlah; captive; Golan, a place east of the Jordan -- Golan.

see HEBREW gowlah

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