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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Sheep Gate

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The Jerusalem gate N. of the temple (Nehemiah 3:1; Nehemiah 3:32; Nehemiah 12:39). Between the tower of Meah and the chamber of the corner, or gate of the guard house or prison gate. (See JERUSALEM.) "The pool near the sheep gate" (not "market," John 5:2) was probably the present Hammam esh Shefa.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Sheep Gate'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. 1949.

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Friday, November 22nd, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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