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Golden City

GOLDEN CITY

gold'-'-n:

The translation "golden city" (Isaiah 14:4) is an attempt to render the received text (madhhebhah), but can hardly be justified. Almost all the ancient versions read (marhebhah), a word which connotes unrest and insolence, fitting the context well.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'GOLDEN CITY'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.