The district east of Jordan and north of Gilead, assigned to Manasseh (Num. 21:33; 32:33; Deut. 1:4; 3:1–14; 1 Kgs. 4:13). It was an area rich in grain production and known for its breed of cattle (Ps. 22:12), to which Amos made a symbolic and uncomplimentary reference (Amos 4:1–3).