Molina says Gilead is entitled to a return, but questions whether taxpayers should be paying so much of its acquisition costs.
What an unlooked-for flight was this from our shadowy avenue of black-ash and balm of Gilead trees into the infinite!
And who will not breathe the prayer of the Gilead Exile at another time?
These were the sons of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh.
The striking question "Is there no balm in Gilead, is there no physician there?"
You couldn't see the ointment for the flies, and Gilead had gone out of the balm business.
Among the hills and deep wadies of the land of Gilead he felt most secure.
Gilead abode beyond Jordan, and why did Dan remain in ships?
The voice of the dauntless prophet of Gilead pronounced his doom.
The novelty of everything after two years up in the Gilead hills of rest was wonderfully stimulating.
Biblical site (Gen. xxxi:21, etc.), traditionally from the name of a grandson of Manasseh, perhaps from Aramaic gal "heap of stones."
hill of testimony, (Gen. 31:21), a mountainous region east of Jordan. From its mountainous character it is called "the mount of Gilead" (Gen. 31:25). It is called also "the land of Gilead" (Num. 32:1), and sometimes simply "Gilead" (Ps. 60:7; Gen. 37:25). It comprised the possessions of the tribes of Gad and Reuben and the south part of Manasseh (Deut. 3:13; Num. 32:40). It was bounded on the north by Bashan, and on the south by Moab and Ammon (Gen. 31:21; Deut. 3:12-17). "Half Gilead" was possessed by Sihon, and the other half, separated from it by the river Jabbok, by Og, king of Bashan. The deep ravine of the river Hieromax (the modern Sheriat el-Mandhur) separated Bashan from Gilead, which was about 60 miles in length and 20 in breadth, extending from near the south end of the Lake of Gennesaret to the north end of the Dead Sea. Abarim, Pisgah, Nebo, and Peor are its mountains mentioned in Scripture.