- his father Abibaal is meant.4 As the birth of Solomon is placed before the capture of Rabbah of Ammon (xii.), it would appear that David's wars were ended within the first half of his reign at Jerusalem, and the /eternal troubles.
The chief city of the country, called Rabbah, or Rabbath of the children of Ammon, i.e.
3 It was believed that the Written Word had an infinite fulness; according to the Midr. Bemidbar Rabbah every word of the Law had seventy different aspects, and Philo of Alexandria held that there are no superfluous words in Scripture.
Midrash Rabbah (or Rabboth), a large collection of very diverse origin and date, probably not completed before the 13th century.
The several portions are named after the ordinary Jewish titles of the Old Testament books with the addition of Rabbah " great."