[ rab-uh ]

  1. the ancient Biblical capital of the Ammonite kingdom east of the Jordan River.

  2. a city in Judah, near Jerusalem.

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How to use Rabbah in a sentence

  • Rabbah of Ammon was to become, "A stable for camels and couching place for flocks" (Ezekiel xxv, 5).

    Gospel Philosophy | J. H. Ward
  • Rabbah was to be a sheep-fold, Babylon a menagerie of wild beasts—a very specific difference and very improbable.

    Gospel Philosophy | J. H. Ward
  • But it could not be Moses that said this, because Moses could know nothing about Rabbah, nor of what was in it.

  • And David gathered all the people together and went to Rabbah, and fought against it, and took it.

    Biblical Extracts | Robert Cooper
  • When David arrived at Rabbah with fresh troops, he succeeded in subduing the whole town, and in obtaining rich booty.