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City of Adam
ADAM, CITY OF (אָדָ֤ם, red). A city in the Jordan Valley where the second largest river of Transjordania, the Jabbok, empties into the . Here the Jordan River was dammed, prob. by the collapse of the fortyfoot high banks along this narrow stretch of the Jordan, allowing Israel to pass over dryshod sixteen m. S of Adam (
B. Mazar, “The Campaign of Pharaoh Sheshonk to Palestine,” Vet Test Supplement IV (1957), 57-66.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
A city in the middle of the Jordan valley near ZARETHAN (