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Healed Blind Man
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
An artificial pool that received waters from the Spring of Gihon through Hezekiah’s Tunnel. Jesus, when healing the man who was born blind, told him to wash in the Pool of Siloam as part of the process of regaining his sight (John 9:7). For further information, see these articles: Gihon, Spring of; Hezekiah’s Tunnel; Siloam Channel.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Siloam, Pool of
Siloam, Pool of (κολυμβήθρα Σιλωάμ, kolymbēthra Silōam). An artificial pool that received waters from the Spring of Gihon through Hezekiah’s Tunnel. Jesus, when healing the man who was born blind, told him to wash in the Pool of Siloam as part of the process of regaining his sight (John 9:7). For further
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Siloah
Siloah. kjv rendering of Shelah, an alternate name for the Pool of Siloam, in Nehemiah 3:15.See Siloam, Pool of.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Siloam
Siloam si-lōʹəm [Gk. Silōam] (Lk. 13:4; Jn. 9:7, 11); SHILOAH shī-lōʹə [Heb. šilō (a)ḥ—‘sent,’ ‘conducted’] (Isa. 8:6); SHELAH shēʹlə [Heb. šelaḥ] (Neh. 3:15); AV (in Nehemiah) SILOAH. A name that, in view of its meaning (“conducted”), was probably applied first to an aqueduct on the east
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shiloah
SHILOAH* Name of an aqueduct in Jerusalem (Is 8:6; see nlt mg). See Siloam, Pool of.
Siloah
SILOAH* kjv rendering of Shelah, an alternate name for the pool of Siloam, in Nehemiah 3:15. See Siloam, Pool of.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Siloam
SILOAM. One of the principal sources of water supply to Jerusalem was the intermittent pool of Gihon (‘Virgin’s Fountain’) below the Fountain Gate (Ne. 3:15) and ESE of the city. This fed water along an open canal, which flowed slowly along the SE slopes, called šilôaḥ (‘Sender’; lxx Silōam, Is.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Siloam
Siloam (Gk. Silōam; Heb. Šīlōaḥ) TunnelThe subterranean water supply system in ancient Jerusalem attributed to King Hezekiah that carried water from the Gihon Spring, the city’s only perennial source of water, to the Siloam Pool, a reservoir located in the southern reaches of the Tyropoeon Valley.
Siloam Channel
Siloam (Gk. Silōam; Heb. Šīlōaḥ) ChannelChannel II, the water supply system in ancient Jerusalem that opened ca. 3 m. (10 ft.) above the floor of the Gihon Spring and followed a course that ran outside the fortification wall on the City of David’s east slope. It is a composite system, consisting
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Siloam
Siloam [sĭlōˊəm] (Gk. Silōam; from Heb. šilōaḥ [Siloah], “sent out”). A pool or reservoir in Jerusalem, part of a complex of water works that carried water from the Gihon spring, located on the eastern slope of the Ophel ridge above the Kidron valley, into Jerusalem.Some underground means
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Siloam
SILOAM This important source of water for Jerusalem is mentioned once in the Bible as ‘the waters of Shiloah’ (Isa 8:6) and later as ‘the pool of Shiloah’ (Neh. 3:15); it is referred to in the New Testament as ‘the pool of Siloam’ (John 9:7). Except for the indication in Nehemiah (3:15) that the wall
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Siloam
SILOAM An aqueduct and pool that was one of the chief water sources for the city of Jerusalem. The Siloam brought water from the Gihon spring on the southeastern slope of the city along an open canal to the Lower Pool, the pool of Siloam (cf. Isa 22:9). This water-supply system was greatly improved when
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Siloam
Sil´oam (sent). Shiloach, Isa. 8:6; Siloah, Neh. 3:15; Siloam, John 9:7, 11. Siloam is one of the few undisputed localities in the topography of Jerusalem; still retaining its old name (with Arabic modification, Silwân), while every other pool has lost its Bible designation. This is the more remarkable
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Siloah, the pool of
Siloah, The pool ofHeb. shelah; i.e., “the dart”, Neh. 3:15; with the art. shiloah, “sending,” Isa. 8:6 (comp. 7:3)=Siloam (q.v.)
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Siloam
SILOAM [sigh LOW um] (sent) — a storage pool and water tunnel that provided a water supply for early residents of the city of Jerusalem. The pool and tunnel drew water from the Gihon spring outside the city wall.Under the peril of an impending invasion by the armies of Sennacherib, king of Assyria (reigned
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