1. A spring near Jerusalem, evidently sacred and therefore selected as the scene of Solomon's coronation (1Ki 1:32). Hezekiah made an aqueduct from it (2Ch 32:30). Undoubtedly the modern 'Ain umm ed-deraj or 'Virgin's Fount.' See Siloam. 2. One of the four rivers of Paradise. See Eden [Garden of].
E. W. G. Masterman.