a phrase employed (not, however, in Scripture) to denote the water used in the solemn ordeal prescribed by the law of Moses ( Numbers 5:11-31 ) in cases of "jealousy."
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Water of jealousy". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".