Siloam

[ si-loh-uh m, sahy- ]
/ sɪˈloʊ əm, saɪ- /
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noun

a spring and pool near Jerusalem. John 9:7.
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Siloam

/ (saɪˈləʊəm, sɪ-) /

noun

Bible a pool in Jerusalem where Jesus cured a man of his blindness (John 9)
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Word Origin and History for siloam

Siloam


pool and spring outside Jerusalem (John ix:7), from Late Latin, from New Testament Greek, from Hebrew shiloach, literally "sending forth," from shalach "to send."

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