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(Photo above: Coming up into northern Jordan to it's capital, Amman, called "Rabbah" in the Bible and home of the descendants of Ammon, one of the two sons of Lot, Abraham's nephew.)


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What Happened Here - AMMON:   


Time-That-Was of the PatriarchsAMMON, incestuous son of Lot, settled what is now the modern-day city of Amman, Jordan.JACOB, wrestled with the angel, who gave him the name 'Israel', & confronted Esau.

Time-That-Was of the United KingdomKING DAVID sent messengers to Rabbah [now Amman, Jordan] who were embarrassed by the king of Ammon; David destroyed Rabbah. He sent Uriah, husband of Bathsheba, to his death in one of the battles.

***"...Wherefore [the king of Ammon] took David's servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the midst hard by their buttocks, and sent them away...[To prepare for a response from David, Ammon hired the army of Syria, who camped at Madaba, but later ran away]...David tarried at Jerusalem. And Joab [David's captain] smote Rabbah [Amman], and destroyed it...(1 Chron. 19; 20:1-3)."***




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