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.

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Gutter". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .