Shaveh

Shaveh (Shay´vuh)

Valley of. The valley where the king of Sodom and Melchizedek, king of Jerusalem, met Abraham as he returned from his battle with the kings of the north (Gen 14:17). This valley, also called the King’s Valley, was presumably the same as that in which Absalom erected his monument (2Sam 18:18).

Gen 14:17

Abram Blessed by Melchizedek
17After his return from the defeat of Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him, the king of Sodom went out to meet him at the V ... View more

2Sam 18:18

18Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself a pillar that is in the King's Valley, for he said, “I have no son to keep my name in remembrance ... View more

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