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Gath is found in the Old Testament

Gath is a city mentioned several times in the Old Testament of the Bible. It was one of the five city-states of Philistia[1] and like its counterparts was ruled by a King and reigned over many satellite towns. The town is known for being a city of giants, most notably Goliath[2]. The city's inhabitants were called Gittites, a demonym of Gith .

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  1. Josh 13:3. 1 Sam 6:17 (Link)
  2. 1 Samuel 17:4 (Link)