from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of a Canaanitish nation which long withstood the Israelites.
- n. The stronghold of the Jebusites was Jebus on Mount Zion, a part of the site of Jerusalem, of which they were dispossessed by David.
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Raibs I posted this a few days ago and it was taken up by a poster called Adrian, he might be back to test you, and a strange guy calling himself a jebusite disputing the origins of Jerusalem, times like these unearth some odd people arguing about ridiculous points.