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Fish Gate
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Fish Gate
Fish Gate (שַׁ֣עַר הַדָּגִ֔ים‎, sha'ar haddagim). A city gate of Jerusalem mentioned during the First Temple and postexilic periods. The gate probably was located near the northwest corner of the Temple Mount, and its name likely came from the fish market mentioned in Neh 13:16 (Sweeney, Zephaniah, 89).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Fish Gate (Place)
FISH GATE (PLACE) [Heb šaʿar haddāgı̂m (שַׁעַר הַדָּגִים)]. A gate of Jerusalem in the northern wall around the Temple Mount. It is first mentioned in connection with Manasseh’s refortification program of Jerusalem that included the areas of the Fish Gate, the City of David, and the east side of the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Fish Gate
Fish Gate. Gate probably located in the north wall of the city of Jerusalem. The Fish Gate was built in David’s time and later formed part of Manasseh’s fortifications (2 Chr 33:14). After the Babylonian exile it was restored under Nehemiah (Neh 3:3; 12:39) and is mentioned along with the Mishneh or
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Fish Gate
FISH GATE Gate probably located in the north wall of the city of Jerusalem. The Fish Gate was built in David’s time and later formed part of Manasseh’s fortifications (2 Chr 33:14). After the Babylonian exile, it was restored under Nehemiah (Neh 3:3; 12:39); it is mentioned along with the Mishneh or
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Fish Gate
Fish Gate (Heb. ša˓r haddāg̱îm).† A gate in the northern wall of Jerusalem, presumably named because of its proximity to the fish markets (cf. Neh. 13:16). Manasseh reinforced it early in the seventh century B.C. by an outer wall protecting the city of David west of Gihon and encircling the
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Fish Gate
FISH GATE (Heb. sha˓ar haddāgı̂m, “gate of the fishes”). The name (2 Chron. 33:14; Neh. 3:3; 12:39) of one of the gates of Jerusalem (which see). It probably took its name from the fact of fish being brought through it on the way to the city, or from the fish market being located near it. See also Gate.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Fish Gate
FISH GATE A north gate of the second quarter of Jerusalem. (Zeph. 1:10) mentioned in connection with fortifications built by Manasseh (2 Chron. 33:14). The gate was rebuilt during the time of Nehemiah (Neh. 3:3; 12:39). The name is perhaps derived from the proximity of the gate to the fish market (cp.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Fish Gate
Fish Gate. An entrance on the N wall of Jerusalem. King Manasseh is said to have “rebuilt the outer wall of the City of David, west of the Gihon spring, as far as the entrance of the Fish Gate and encircling the hill of Ophel” (2 Chr. 33:14). After the exile, “The Fish Gate was rebuilt by the sons of
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
FISH GATE
FISH GATE [שַׁעַר הַדַּגִיםshaʿar haddaghim]. GATE of pre and postexilic JERUSALEM, mentioned as part of Manasseh’s refortification project (2 Chr 33:14), and repaired under Nehemiah’s governorship (Neh 3:3; 12:39). This gate may have pierced the wall near the northwest corner of the Temple Mount, west
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