evacuation; dissipation; wrestling

(emptying), a stream which intersects the mountain range of Gilead, comp. (Joshua 12:2,5) and falls into the Jordan on the east about midway between the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea. It was anciently the border of the children of Ammon. (Numbers 21:24; 2:37; 3:16) It was on the south bank of the Jabbok […]

-A stream on the east of the Jordan River, the northern boundary of the possessions of the Ammonites Nu 21:24; Jud 11:13 -Of the Reubenites and the Gadites Jos 12:2; De 3:16 -The northern boundary of the Amorites Jud 11:22

A pouring out, or a wrestling, one of the streams on the east of Jordan, into which it falls about midway between the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea, or about 45 miles below the Sea of Galilee. It rises on the eastern side of the mountains of Gilead, and runs a course of […]