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Siloam Channel
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
An early-first-millennium water system used to bring water from the Kidron Valley into the city of Jerusalem. The Siloam Channel was one of three major water systems used to supply water from the Gihon Spring to the inhabitants of the city. It was superseded by Hezekiah’s Tunnel.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Siloam Channel
Siloam Channel An early-first-millennium water system used to bring water from the Kidron Valley into the city of Jerusalem. The Siloam Channel was one of three major water systems used to supply water from the Gihon Spring to the inhabitants of the city. It was superseded by Hezekiah’s Tunnel.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Shiloah, Waters of
SHILOAH, WATERS OF [shigh LOE uh] (sent) — a water channel in Jerusalem (Is. 8:6), carrying water from the spring of Gihon to the lower pool of Siloam.