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Gabbatha (găb'ba-thah), platform. The place of Pilate's judgment-seat; called also "the pavement." John 19:13. The judgment-hall was the Prætorium, on the western hill of Jerusalem, and the pavement, or Gabbatha, was a tesselated pavement outside the hall.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Gabbatha'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

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