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Gate Between the Two Walls
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gate between the Two Walls
Gate between the Two Walls (שַׁעַר בַּ֫יִן הַחוֹמָה‎, sha'ar bayin hachomah). A gate in the southeast part of the city of Jerusalem close to the King’s Garden (2 Kgs 25:4; Jer 39:4; Jer 52:7). It is most notable for being the route by which Zedekiah and others escaped from Nebuchadnezzar’s forces. For
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gate Between the Two Walls (Place)
GATE BETWEEN THE TWO WALLS (PLACE) [Heb šaʿar bên-haḥōmōtayim (שַׁעַר בֵּין־הַחֹמֹתַיִם)]. A gate of Jerusalem at the extreme S end of the City of David where the Central and Hinnom Valleys join in close proximity to the King’s Garden. It is only called the “Gate Between the Two Walls” in the accounts
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gate Between the Two Walls
Gate Between the Two Walls. Entrance in the southeast part of the city of Jerusalem, possibly the same as the Fountain Gate (2 Kgs 25:4; Jer 39:4).See Jerusalem.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gate Between the Two Walls
GATE BETWEEN THE TWO WALLS Entrance in the southeast part of the city of Jerusalem, possibly the same as the Fountain Gate (2 Kgs 25:4; Jer 39:4). See Jerusalem.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Gate between the Two Walls
GATE BETWEEN THE TWO WALLS City gate on the southeast side of Jerusalem, perhaps identical with the Fountain Gate. Zedekiah and his sons were captured by the Babylonians after escaping through this gate (2 Kings 25:4; Jer. 39:4; 52:7). See City Gate; Fountain Gate; Gate.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Gate between the Two Walls
gate between the two walls. This gate is mentioned only three times in the OT (šaʿar bên haḥōmōtayim, (2 Ki. 25:4; Jer. 39:4; 52:7). All three references are in the same context: Jerusalem was under siege by Nebuchadnezzar’s army in 587 B.C., and Zedekiah and his army fled eastward by night through
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
GATE BETWEEN THE TWO WALLS
GATE BETWEEN THE TWO WALLS [שַׁעַר בֵּיִן הַחֹמֹתַיםshaʿar ben hakhomothayim]. Gate of pre- and postexilic Jerusalem, route of ZEDEKIAH’s failed escape in 587 (2 Kgs 25:4; Jer 39:4; 52:7), and located perhaps about 150 m south of the FOUNTAIN GATE. It is probably the DUNG GATE (Neh 2:13; 3:13–14; 12:13),
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