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City of Waters
Water City
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
City of Waters
City of Waters [Heb. ʾîr hammayim] (2 S. 12:27); NEB “pool,” See Rabbah.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
City of Waters
City of WatersAnother name for Rabbah 2 (2 Sam. 12:27; NRSV “water city”).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
City of Waters
City of Waters. Another name for Rabbah (2 Sam. 12:27; NIV “water supply”; JB “water town”).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
City of Waters
CITY OF WATERS — a phrase that refers to the lower part of the Ammonite city of Rabbah, as distinguished from the upper city, or Citadel (2 Sam. 12:27, KJV, water city, NRSV; water supply, NKJV, NIV).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
City of Waters
CITY OF WATERS City in Ammon, probably to be identified with part or all of Rabbah, the capital. Joab captured it for David (2 Sam. 12:27).