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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Porter

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Porter. This word, when used in the Authorized Version, does not bear its modern signification of a carrier of burdens, but denotes in every case a gate-keeper, from the Latin, portarius, the man who attended to the porta, or gate.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Porter'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/p/porter.html. 1901.

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