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King’s Gate
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
King’s Gate
King’s Gate (שַׁעַר־מֶּלֶךְ‎, sha'ar-melekh). Gate that was part of the Persian royal structure (Esth 2:19, 21; 3:2–3; 4:2, 6; 5:9, 13; 6:10, 12).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
King’s Gate
King’s Gate (Heb. ša˓ar hammeleḵ). A gate on the east side of Solomon’s temple which connected the temple to the royal palace. Warded by a Levite gatekeeper (1 Chr. 9:18), it was open only on the Sabbath and the day of the new moon for use only by the king (Ezek. 46:1–3). King Ahaz apparently dismantled
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
King's Gate
King’s Gate. The name of a gate on the eastern side of the temple where a certain Shallum, chief of a group of postexilic gatekeepers, was stationed (1 Chr. 9:17–18; prob. the whole group was stationed there). See Shallum #8. Nothing else is known about this gate.