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jebus


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Jebus 
  trodden  hard,  or  fastness,  or  "the  waterless  hill",  the  name  of 
  the  Canaanitish  city  which  stood  on  Mount  Zion  (Josh.  15:8; 
  18:16,  28).  It  is  identified  with  Jerusalem  (q.v.)  in  Judg. 
  19:10,  and  with  the  castle  or  city  of  David  (1  Chr.  11:4,5).  It 
  was  a  place  of  great  natural  strength,  and  its  capture  was  one 
  of  David's  most  brilliant  achievements  (2  Sam.  5:8). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Jebus,  treading  under  foot;  manger