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Rabbath of the Children of Ammon,

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and OF THE AMMONITES. (The former is the more accurate, the Hebrew being in both cases; רִבִּת בְּנֵי עִמּוֹן ; Sept. ἄκρα τῶν υἱῶν Ἀμμών, ῾Ραββὰθ υἱῶν Ἀμμών ; Vulg. Rabbath filiorum Ammon.) This is the full appellation of the place commonly given as RABBAH (See RABBAH) (q.v.). It occurs only in Deuteronomy 3:11 and Ezekiel 21:20. The th is merely the Hebrew "construct state," or mode of connecting a word ending in ah with one followving it. (See GIBEATH); (See KIRJATH); (See RAMATH), etc.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Rabbath of the Children of Ammon,'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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