[ si-loh-uhm, sahy- ]
/ sɪˈloʊ əm, saɪ- /
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a spring and pool near Jerusalem. John 9:7.
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Words nearby Siloam
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How to use Siloam in a sentence
It may have been north to south—my thoughts had wandered again to the Tower of Siloam.Castellinaria|Henry Festing Jones
Hindoos believe that those who bathe in that Pool of Siloam at Benares attain immortality.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army|Charles Alexander Gordon
He went, and felt his way down the steps into the pool of Siloam.The Wonder Book of Bible Stories|Compiled by Logan Marshall
The sending of the blind man to wash at the Pool of Siloam was suspicious: what could that washing have to do with a miracle?
He did not even pay his promised visit to Mrs. Hilyard, nor go to Siloam Cottage as usual.Salem Chapel, v.1/2|Mrs. Oliphant
British Dictionary definitions for Siloam
/ (saɪˈləʊəm, sɪ-) /
Bible a pool in Jerusalem where Jesus cured a man of his blindness (John 9)
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