Galeed (gălˈēĕd) [key], Jegar-sahadutha jēˈgär-sāˌhədyōˈthə, or Mizpah mĭzˈpə, in the Bible, cairn, raised by Jacob and Laban to mark their covenant. The so-called Mizpah benediction given here was a mutual warning, not a blessing.

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