Sabbath, Covert for the
Sabbath, Covert for the. Covered place in the court of the temple reserved for the king who stood there with his attendants on a sabbath or feast day (2 Kgs 16:18 kjv; rsv covered way). Ahaz, king of Judah (735–715 bc) tore it down for fear of Tiglath-pileser, king of Assyria. It is not known why.