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GAZARA . An important stronghold often mentioned during the Maccabæan struggle ( 1Ma 4:16 ; 1Ma 7:45 ; 1Ma 9:52 ; 1Ma 13:53 ; 1Ma 14:7 ; 1Ma 14:34 ; 1Ma 15:28 ; 1Ma 16:1 , 2Ma 10:32 . In Ant. XII. vii. 4, XIV. v. 4, BJ , I. viii. 5, it is called Gadara ). There seems to be no doubt that it is the OT Gezer (wh. see).

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Gazara'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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