Golan: a city and a region East of the Jordan in ManassehOriginal Word: גּוֹלָןPart of Speech:
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of uncertain derivationDefinition
a city and a region E. of the Jordan in ManassehNASB Translation
Brown-Driver-Briggs גּוֺלָן proper name, of a location
(? connected with √ גול
Arabic go about, around
; compare Phoenician גול
proper name insul.; also גָּלִיל
) 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
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