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King’s Pool
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
King’s Pool
King’s Pool (מֶלֶךְ בְּרֵכָה‎, melekh berekhah). A pool near the fountain gate that Nehemiah passed on his survey of the destroyed walls of Jerusalem (Neh 2:14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
King’s Pool (Place)
KING’S POOL (PLACE) [Heb bĕrēkat hammelek (בְּרֵכַת הַמֶּלֶך)]. According to Neh 2:14, the King’s Pool was in the vicinity of the Fountain Gate, which from its name is to be connected with a source of water, no doubt the spring En-rogel in the Kidron Valley. The Water Gate was farther N in the vicinity
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
King’s Pool
King’s Pool. Reservoir in the king’s garden in Jerusalem (Neh 2:14), also called the pool of Shelah (Neh 3:15).See Siloam, Pool of.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
King’s Pool
King’s Pool[Heb berēḵaṯ hammeleḵ] A name occurring only in Neh. 2:14. It is apparently another name for the Pool of Shelah (see Siloam) of 3:15 and the “pool that was made” (AV) or “artificial pool” (RSV, NEB) of 3:16.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
King’s Pool
KING’S POOL Reservoir in the king’s garden in Jerusalem (Neh 2:14), also called the pool of Siloam (3:15).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
King’s Pool
King’s Pool, a reservoir in the royal gardens at Jerusalem (Neh. 2:14), probably the Pool of Shelah receiving water from the Gihon spring. It may be identical with the Upper Pool (Isa. 7:3).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
King's Pool
KING’S POOL. The pool called by this name only by Nehemiah on his inspection tour of the city walls (Neh 2:14) is located to the SE of Jerusalem in connection with the King’s Garden in the Kidron Valley where it may have served for irrigation. See Jerusalem.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
King’s Pool
King’s PoolA pool (Heb. bĕrēḵaṯ hammeleḵ) mentioned in relation to the Fountain Gate, probably to be identified with the spring En-rogel (Bir Ayub) at the junction of the Kidron and Hinnom valleys (Neh. 2:14). Excavations by Kathleen M. Kenyon suggest that this pool is to be identified either with
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
King’s Pool
King’s Pool (Heb. berēḵaṯ hammeleḵ). A pool presumably located in the King’s Garden (Neh. 2:14), perhaps the same as the Pool of Shelah (3:15). Some would identify it with the pool of Solomon, which Josephus cites between the spring of Siloam and Ophel (BJ v.4.2 [145]). It is not clear whether
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
King's Pool
King’s PoolKing’s Pool, a reservoir in the royal gardens at Jerusalem (Neh. 2:14), probably the Pool of Shelah receiving water from the Gihon spring. It may be identical with the Upper Pool (Isa. 7:3). ’S POOL
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
KING'S POOL
KING’S POOLבְּרֵכַת הַמֶּלֶךְ‎ [berekhath hamelekh]): This is possibly the Pool of Siloam (Nehemiah 2:14), and may have been so named as being near to the “king’s garden.”
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
King's Pool
KING’S POOL Probably the same as the Pool of Shelah, a reservoir in the king’s garden in Jerusalem (Neh. 2:14), rebuilt by Shallum, ruler of the district of Mizpah (Neh. 3:15). See King’s Garden.