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Broad Wall
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Broad Wall
Broad Wall (הַחוֹמָה הָרְחָבָה‎, hachomah horchavah). An area of the Jerusalem wall built (or rebuilt) after the Babylonian exile, during the time of Nehemiah (Neh 3:8; 12:38).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Broad Wall (Place)
BROAD WALL (PLACE) [Heb haḥômâ hārĕḥābâ (הַחֹומָה הָרְחָבָה)). Wall of postexilic Jerusalem mentioned in Nehemiah. After repair of the Jeshanah Gate (RSV: “Old Gate,” Neh 3:6), evidently in the NW corner of Jerusalem, repairs were made as far as the Broad Wall (Neh 3:8), which was reached by
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Broad Wall, The
Broad Wall, The. Section of the outer wall of Jerusalem which Nehemiah rebuilt in the 5th century bc. The Broad Wall was possibly located on the city’s northwest side (Neh 3:8; 12:38).See Jerusalem.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Broad Wall
Broad Wall [Heb. haḥômâ hāreḥāḇâ] (Neh. 3:8; 12:38). A stretch of Jerusalem’s wall between the Tower of Furnaces and the Gate of Ephraim repaired by the Jews under Nehemiah. See Jerusalem.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Broad Wall, the
BROAD WALL, THE Section of the outer wall of Jerusalem that Nehemiah rebuilt in the fifth century bc. The Broad Wall was possibly located on the city’s northwest side (Neh 3:8; 12:38). See Jerusalem.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Broad Wall
BROAD WALL A stretch of the wall of Jerusalem on the northwest corner near the Gate of Ephraim, restored by Nehemiah (Neh. 3:8; 12:38).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Broad Wall
Excavated remains of Jerusalem’s Broad Wall. (View to the NE.)Broad Wall. A portion of the walls of Jerusalem in times of Nehemiah (Neh. 3:8; 12:38). It was apparently in the NW section of the city, between the Tower of the Ovens and the Ephraim Gate. In the course of exacavations during the 1970s,
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
BROAD WALL
BROAD WALL [הַחוֹמָה הָרְחָבָהhakhomah harekhavah]. The name refers to a west or northwest section of the JERUSALEM wall that was “abandoned” or not repaired in the postexilic restoration because it was still standing (Neh 3:8; 12:38). Stones from existing houses were used to fortify it (Isa 22:10).
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