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A gate—restored under Nehemiah—in the southeast corner of the City of David, near Jerusalem’s major water supply.
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Fountain Gate (Place)
FOUNTAIN GATE (PLACE) [Heb šaʿar (שַׁעַר) hāʿayin (הָעַיִן)]. A gate of Jerusalem about 85 m (275 feet) SE of the present-day “Pool of Siloam” at the S end of the City of David. The Fountain Gate figures in Nehemiah’s nocturnal inspection (2:14), reconstruction (3:15), and dedication (12:37) of the
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Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
FOUNTAIN GATE A city gate at the southeast corner of the walls of ancient Jerusalem (Neh. 2:14; 3:15; 12:37), probably so named because people brought water from the En-rogel or Gihon springs into the city through this gate. The gate is possibly identical with the “gate between the two walls” (2 Kings
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Fountain Gate. One of the entrances to Jerusalem, mentioned after the exile (šaʿar hāʿayin, Neh. 2:14; 3:15; 12:37). Located in the SE section of the wall restored after the return, it was apparently adjacent to “the steps of the City of David on the ascent to the wall,” and near “the house of David”
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
FOUNTAIN GATE [שַׁעַר הָעַיִן shaʿar haʿayin]. Gate of Jerusalem (Neh 2:14; 3:15; 12:37), likely located at the south end of the city above the juncture of the Central (Tyropoean) and Kidron valleys, probably named because a Pool of Siloam overflow channel ran beneath it. See GATE BETWEEN THE TWO WALLS.