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Ephraim Gate

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An entrance to Jerusalem located 400 cubits (about 200 yards) from the Corner Gate (2 Kings 14:13 ). The section of wall between these two gates was destroyed by King Jehoash of Israel in eighth century. In Nehemiah's time the city square at the Ephraim Gate was one of the sites where booths for the celebration of the feast of tabernacles were set up (Nehemiah 8:16 ).

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Ephraim Gate'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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