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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
The translation of פרץ , perec , "a breach" ( Ezekiel 13:5 , "Ye have not gone up into the gaps," the Revised Version, margin "breaches"; Ezekiel 22:30 , "I sought for a man among them, that should build up the wall, and stand in the gap before me for the land"). Said of prophets who failed to stand up for the right and to strengthen and preserve the people.
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Gap'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/g/gap.html. 1915.