Gederah: The fortress; a fortified place, a town in the plain (shephelah) of
(Joshua 15:36) This is a very common Canaanite and Phoenician name.
It is the feminine form of Geder
(Joshua 12:13) the plural form is
(Joshua 15:41) This place has by some been identified with
Jedireh, a ruin 9 miles from Lydda, toward Eleutheropolis, and 4
miles north of Sur'ah (Zorah), in the valley of Elah.