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Ariel (Altar)
Ariel
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
ariel
4. In Ezk. 43:15f, a name for the altar of burnt offering (“altar hearth”; AV “altar”), a structure which may have resembled that mentioned in line 12 of the Mesha Inscription. See Moabite Stone.
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Ariel
Ariel. A name used of *Jerusalem in Is. 29:1. The most probable interpretation appears to be ‘altar-hearth’ (cf. Ezek. 43:15 f.).S. Feigin, ‘The Meaning of Ariel’, Journal of Biblical Literature, 39 (1920), pp. 131–7; W. F. Albright, ‘The Babylonian Temple-Tower and the Altar of Burnt Offering’, ibid.,