- villagers; dwellers in the open country, the Girgashite Canaanite
nation inhabiting the fertile regions south and south-west of Carmel.
"They were the graziers, farmers, and peasants of the time."
They were to be driven out of the land by the descendants of Abraham
(, ; ; ; ).
They are afterwards named among the conquered tribes ().
Still lingering in the land, however, they were reduced to servitude by Solomon