Gebal: A line (or natural boundary, as a mountain range).
1. A tract in the land of Edom south of the Dead Sea
(Psalms 83:7) now
2. A Phoenician city, not far from the sea coast, to the north of
(Ezekiel 27:9) called by the Greeks Byblos. Now Jibeil.
Mentioned in the Amarna tablets. An important Phoenician text,
referring to the temple of Baalath, on a monument of Yehu-melek,
its king (probably B.C. 600) has been discovered.