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Gershonites The

Ger’shonites, The, the family descended from Gershon or Gershom, the son of Levi. “The Gershonite.” as applied to individuals, occurs in 1 Chron. 26:21. The sons of Gershon (the Gershonites) had charge of the fabrics of the tabernacle—the coverings, curtains, hangings, and cords. Num. 3:25, 26; 4:25, 26.