Rabbath Ammon


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Rabbath Ammon

(ˈræbəθ ˈæmən)
n
1. (Bible) Old Testament the ancient royal city of the Ammonites, on the site of modern Amman
2. (Placename) Old Testament the ancient royal city of the Ammonites, on the site of modern Amman
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At that time, the city -- founded in the 13th century BCE -- was known as 'Rabbath Ammon' and was a part of the important trading route now known as the King's Highway.
Ramban on this verse explains that the bed was displayed in Rabbath Ammon by the Ammonites to show that they defeated the gigantic and powerful Rephaim, of whom Og was the lone survivor.
In his remarks, President of Singapore expressed pride of the conferment of the Golden Key of Amman, noting that Amman has been well known since ancient times"The city of Rabbath Ammon, then Philadelphia, and later still, Amman, have bore witness to countless events of historical significance.