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Bath-Rabbim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bath-Rabbim
Bath-Rabbim (בַּת־רַבִּים‎, bath-rabbim). A gate in the city of Heshbon, which was located near several pools that were compared to the Shulammite woman’s eyes (Song 7:4 [Song 7:5 MT]).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bath-Rabbim (Place)
BATH-RABBIM (PLACE) [Heb bat rabbı̂m (בַּת רַבִּים)]. The name of a gate of Heshbon, located near the famous pools, mentioned in Cant 7:4. Although no evidence for this gate was found during the recent excavations of Hesban (biblical Heshbon), the excavators have wondered whether or not a large 2, 000,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bath-Rabbim, Gate of
Bath-Rabbim, Gate of. Gate in the city of Heshbon near which were several pools of clear water. A poetic biblical passage described a young bride’s eyes as like those pools (Sg 7:4).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bath-Rabbim
Bath-Rabbim bath-rabʹim, GATE OF [Heb. ša‘ar baṯ-rabbîm; Gk. en pýlais thygatrós pollṓn—‘in the gates of the daughter of the many’] (Cant. 7:4); NEB “gate of the crowded city.” A gate in Heshbon, near which were the pools to which the Shulammite’s eyes are likened. See Heshbon.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bath-Rabbim, Gate of
BATH-RABBIM, GATE OF Gate in the city of Heshbon near which were several pools of clear water. A poetic biblical passage described a young woman’s eyes as being like those pools (Sg 7:4).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bath-Rabbim
Bath-Rabbim (Heb. baṯ-rabbɩ̂m)A gate in the city of Heshbon (Cant. 7:4 [MT 5]), facing Rabbah.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bath-Rabbim
Bath-Rabbim [băth răbˊĭm] (Heb. baṯ-rabbîm; “daughter of the multitude”). A gate in the city of Heshbon (Cant. 7:4), facing Rabbah.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bath-rabbim
Bath-rab´bim (daughter of many), The gate of one of the gates of the ancient city of Heshbon. Song. 7:4 (5).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Bath-Rabbim
Bath-Rabbimdaughter of many, the name of one of the gates of the city of Heshbon, near which were pools (Cant 7:4).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bath Rabbim
BATH RABBIM [bath RAB beam] (daughter of multitudes) — a gate in the ancient city of Heshbon. Near this gate were the pools to which the “beloved” compared the beautiful eyes of the Shulamite woman (Song 7:4).Photo by Howard VosPart of the elaborate bath complex of Herod the Great, discovered at
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BATH-RABBIM, THE GATE OF
BATH-RABBIM, THE GATE OF<bath-rab’-im>, (שַׁעַר בַּת־רַבִּים‎ [shàar bath-rabbim]; Septuagint [ἐν πύλαις θυγατρὸς πολλω̂ν en pulais thugatros pollon], literally “in the gates of the daughter of the many.” The gate of Heshbon near which were the pools compared to the Shulammite’s eyes (Song 7:4).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bath-Rabbim
BATH-RABBIM (Băth-răbʹ bĭm) Place-name meaning “daughter of many.” A gate of Heshbon, which was near pools of fish. Song of Songs 7:4 uses its beauty as comparison for the beauty of the beloved lady’s eyes. See Heshbon.
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