Heb. tsinnor, ( 2 Samuel 5:8 ). This Hebrew word occurs only elsewhere in Psalms 42:7 in the plural, where it is rendered "waterspouts." It denotes some passage through which water passed; a water-course.
In Gen 30:38,41the Hebrew word rendered "gutters" is rahat , and denotes vessels overflowing with water for cattle ( Exodus 2:16 ); drinking-troughs.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Gutter". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".