A reservoir for storing water collected from rainfall or from a spring. When empty, it was used for a variety of purposes. The word is also employed in a figurative sense.
Cisterns were used to collect water
Other uses for cisterns
Cisterns used as symbols
Cisterns as symbols of spiritual well-being Jer 2:13
Cisterns as symbols of physical well-being See also Pr 5:15-19
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