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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]).
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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,
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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).