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Gederathite meaning

גדרתי
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🔼The name Gederathite in the Bible

There's only one Gederathite mentioned in the Bible and that's David's mighty-man Jozabad the Gederathite (1 Chronicles 12:4). This man probably came from Gederoth, or else from Gederothaim or Gedor (or perhaps even from an ancestor named Geder, or something like that).

🔼Etymology of the name Gederathite

The ethnonym Gederathite ultimately derives from the noun גדרה (gedera) or גדרת (gederet), meaning wall:

🔼Gederathite meaning

A Hebrew ethnonym is an adjective, and the name Gederathite, meaning Someone From Gederoth, also means Wally or by implication: Obstructer.

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