Heshbon (2)


The following is the latest description of this, once famous. place a (T'ristranm; Laid of Moab, page 351):

"A large piece of walling at the west end of the bold, isolated hill on which the old fortress stood, with a square block-house, and a pointed archway adjoining a temple on the crest of the hill, with the pavement and the bases of four columns in situ on the east, in the plain, just at. the base of the hill, a great cistern, called by some the 'fish-pools of Heshbon,' but more probably only the reservoir for the supply of the city — these are all that remain."

Bible concordance for HESHBON.

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