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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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.
According to Bekhor Shor, the fortifications of the city of Rabbath Ammon were as strong as iron, nine cubits high and four cubits wide.
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.