Gibbar gĭb´är [key], in the Book of Ezra, family that returned with Zerubbabel. In a similar list in the Book of Nehemiah, Gibeon appears instead therefore, Gibbar may stand for Gibeon, and the children of Gibbar are then Gibeonites.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Biblical Proper Names: Biographies

Browse by Subject