🔼The name Beth-gilgal in the Bible
The name Beth-gilgal (or rather: Beth-hagilgal) occurs just one time in the Bible. Nehemiah mentions it as one of the places close to Jerusalem from which singers were assembled to serve at the restored wall's dedication service (Nehemiah 12:29).
🔼Etymology of the name Beth-gilgal
The name Beth-gilgal obviously consists of two elements, the first being the common Hebrew word בית (bayit) meaning house:
The second part of our name comes from the verb galal:
The whole name Beth-gilgal means something like House Of The Circle.