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Ephraim Gate
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ephraim Gate
Ephraim Gate (שַׁעַר אֶפְרַיִם‎, sha'ar ephrayim). A gate in the northwest Jerusalem wall. It was one of the gates destroyed by Jehoash, king of Israel (2 Kgs 14:13; 2 Chr 25:23). It was also one of the locations noted in the celebration of the dedication of Jerusalem’s rebuilt walls (Neh 8:16; 12:39).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ephraim Gate (Place)
EPHRAIM GATE (PLACE) [Heb šaʿar ʾeprayim (שַׁעַר אֶפְרַיִם)]. A gate of Jerusalem located immediately W of the temple precincts, where the Temple Mount gives way to the Central or Tyropoeon valley, and immediately N of the junction of Hezekiah’s broad wall and the wall surrounding the Temple Mount.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ephraim, Gate of
Ephraim, Gate of. Gate in the Jerusalem wall positioned about 600 feet east of the Corner Gate (2 Kgs 14:13; 2 Chr 25:23). It was rebuilt in Nehemiah’s day (Neh 12:39) and was situated close to the Water Gate and courts of the temple.See Jerusalem.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ephraim, Gate of
EPHRAIM, GATE OF Gate in the Jerusalem wall positioned about 600 feet (182.9 meters) east of the Corner Gate (2 Kgs 14:13; 2 Chr 25:23). It was rebuilt in Nehemiah’s day (Neh 12:39) and was situated close to the Water Gate and courts of the temple.See also Jerusalem.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ephraim Gate
Ephraim Gate (Heb. ša˓ar ˒ep̱rayim).† A gate in the northwest wall of Jerusalem where began the road to Shechem and Damascus. During the reign of Amaziah of Judah (ca. 800 B.C.) it was located near the Corner Gate, in the older section of the city (2 Kgs. 14:13 par.). After the Exile it may
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ephra-im Gate of
E´phra-im, Gate of, one of the gates of the city of Jerusalem, 2 Kings 14:13; 2 Chron. 25:23; Neh. 8:16; 12:39, probably at or near the position of the present “Damascus gate.”
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ephraim, Gate of
E´PHRAIM, GATE OF. This was one of the gates of Jerusalem on the N side of the city (2 Kings 14:13; 2 Chron. 25:23).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ephraim, Gate of
Ephraim, Gate ofone of the gates of Jerusalem (2 Kings 14:13; 2 Chr. 25:23), on the side of the city looking toward Ephraim, the north side.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ephraim Gate
EPHRAIM GATE Entrance to Jerusalem located 400 cubits (about 200 yards) from the Corner Gate (2 Kings 14:13). The section of wall between these two gates was destroyed by King Jehoash of Israel in the eighth century. In Nehemiah’s time the city square at the Ephraim Gate was one of the sites where booths
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Ephraim Gate
Ephraim Gate. A northward-facing gate of OT Jerusalem (it exited to the ridge route and thus led to the hill country of Ephraim). We read that, during the reign of Amaziah king of Judah, Jehoash (Joash) king of Israel invaded the southern kingdom and “broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the Ephraim
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
EPHRAIM GATE
EPHRAIM GATE ee´fray-im [שַׁעַר אֶפְרַיִםshaʿar ʾefrayim]. A pre and postexilic Jerusalem gate (2 Kgs 14:13; 2 Chr 25:23; Neh 8:16; 12:39), piercing the northern city wall (thus facing Ephraim) west of the Temple courts and perhaps east of the BROAD WALL uncovered by N. Avigad. See gate; JERUSALEM.