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Valley Gate
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Valley Gate
Valley Gate (שַׁעַר גַּיְא‎, sha'ar gay'). A gate of Jerusalem from which Nehemiah went out to inspect the walls (2 Chr 26:9; Neh 2:13; Neh 2:15; Neh 3:13).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Valley Gate (Place)
VALLEY GATE (PLACE) [Heb šaʿar haggayʾ (שַׁעַר הַגַּיְא)]. A gate of Jerusalem on the W side of the City of David (2 Chr 26:9; Neh 2:13, 15 and 3:13) approximately 500 m N of the Dung Gate (Neh 3:13; Williamson 1984: 83) located at the S tip of the E hill. Earliest mention of the Valley Gate was in
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Valley Gate
Valley Gate. Gate from which Nehemiah went out to inspect the walls of Jerusalem and by which he reentered (Neh 2:13, 14). It was on the west side of the city facing the Tyropean Valley. King Uzziah is said to have built and fortified a tower at this gate (2 Chr 26:9).See Jerusalem.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Valley Gate
Valley Gate [Heb. šaʿar haggayʾ]; AV also GATE OF THE VALLEY. A gate in the wall of Jerusalem through which Nehemiah left and reentered on his examination of the city walls (Neh. 2:13, 15). Its towers had been built in the time of King Uzziah (2 Ch. 26:9). It was located about 460 m (500 yds) from
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Valley Gate
VALLEY GATE Gate from which Nehemiah went out to inspect the walls of Jerusalem and by which he reentered (Neh 2:13–14). It was on the west side of the city facing the Tyropeon Valley. King Uzziah is said to have built and fortified a tower at this gate (2 Chr 26:9).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Valley Gate
Valley Gate (Heb. ša ˓ar haggayee˒). A gate in the southwestern wall of Jerusalem leading into the valley of Hinnom. Fortified with towers by King Uzziah (2 Chr. 26:9), the Valley Gate suffered great damage, along with the rest of the city wall, when Jerusalem was destroyed in 587/6 B.C. Before beginning
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Valley Gate
VALLEY GATE (Heb. sha˓ar haggay˒). An entrance at the northwestern end of Jerusalem (Neh. 2:13; 3:13; cf. 2 Chron. 26:9; 33:14), probably corresponding to the present Jaffa gate.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
VALLEY GATE
VALLEY GATE(שַׁעַר הַגַּיא[shàar ha-gay’], “Gate of the Gai”): Is placed (Neh 3:13) between the “tower of the furnaces” and the “dung gate”; from here Nehemiah (2:13) set out on his ride down the “Gai” (Hinnom) to Siloam, and, too (12:31, 38), from here the Levites commenced their
GATE, VALLEY
GATE, VALLEYIn Neh 2:13 the King James Version, “gate of the valley.”See JERUSALEM.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5, Q–Z
Valley Gate
Valley Gate. A city gate on the SW side of Jerusalem. The Valley Gate was equipped with towers by Uzziah, c. 760 B.C. (2 Chr. 26:9). It was the point from which Nehemiah began his tour of inspection in 444 B.C. (Neh. 2:13, 15); and it figured in his work of rebuilding, being located some 500 yards N
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Valley Gate
VALLEY GATE (שַעַר הַגַּיְא‎, shaʽar ha-gay’, “Gate of the Gai”): Is placed (Neh 3:13) between the “tower of the furnaces” and the “dung gate”; from here Nehemiah (2:13) set out on his ride down the “Gai” (Hinnom) to Siloam, and, too (12:31, 38), from here the Levites commenced their compass of the city
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
VALLEY GATE
VALLEY GATE [שַׁעַר הַגַּיְאshaʿar haggayeʾ]. A city GATE of Jerusalem. Uzziah built towers for it (2 Chr 26:9), and Nehemiah began his inspection tour from it (Neh 2:13, 15). It was rebuilt under Nehemiah’s supervision (Neh 3:13). It may correspond to the “Western Gate” uncovered in the western wall
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