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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
Shelah, Pool of
Shelah, Pool of (שֶׁ֫לַח, shelach). A pool located within the King’s Garden in Jerusalem. Shallum, son of Col-hozeh, rebuilt its walls during Nehemiah’s reconstruction (Neh 3:15). It is possible that it is the same as the King’s Pool of Neh 2:14 or the “artificial pool” of Neh 3:16, but neither identification