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Stream on the east of the Jordan, near to which the angel wrestled with Jacob. It was afterwards called 'the border of the children of Ammon.' Genesis 32:22 ; Numbers 21:24 ; Deuteronomy 2:37 ; Deuteronomy 3:16 ; Joshua 12:2 ; Judges 11:13,22 . In some parts it runs in a deep ravine, and in winter is impassable in places. It enters the Jordan about 32 6' N, and is now called Wady Zerka.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Jabbok'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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