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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Golden, City

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gōld ´' n : The translation "golden city" ( Isaiah 14:4 ) is an attempt to render the received text (מדהבה , madhhēbhāh ), but can hardly be justified. Almost all the ancient versions read (מרהבה , marhēbhāh ), a word which connotes unrest and insolence, fitting the context well.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Golden, City'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/isb/g/golden-city.html. 1915.

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