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Gates of Jerusalem
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gates of Jerusalem
Gates of Jerusalem Traces the development of gates in Jerusalem, which has been a fortified city for nearly 5,000 years. The Bible mentions 19 of Jerusalem’s ancient gates.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jerusalem, Gates
Jerusalem, GatesThe construction, destruction, rebuilding and expansion of walls around Jerusalem during biblical times provided for numerous gates. Archaeological work has helped determine the placement of many of these ancient walls and gates; however, many questions still linger. Undoubtedly, some
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Gates of Jerusalem and the Temple
GATES OF JERUSALEM AND THE TEMPLE — gates in the city wall of Jerusalem and the Temple area. The Bible mentions numerous gates by specific names. But keeping these names straight is complicated by the fact that as the walls of Jerusalem expanded to incorporate new areas, or were destroyed and rebuilt,
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Gates of Jerusalem and the Temple
GATES OF JERUSALEM AND THE TEMPLE Jerusalem’s many gates have varied in number and location with the changing size and orientation of its walls throughout its long history. Persons could enter through an important city gate on the west from Jaffa (Tel Aviv) Road, as they do today. On the east, those
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