Solomon's porch

(AV); ‘Solomon's portico’ (NRSV, REB, NJB) formed part of the reconstruction of the Jerusalem Temple by Herod the Great. Jesus went to it (John 10:23) and so did the apostles after the resurrection (Acts 3:11; 5:12).

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  • Solomon's Porch — (), was a colonnade, or cloister probably, on the eastern side of the temple. It is not mentioned in connection with the first temple, but Josephus mentions a porch, so called, in Herod s Temple. External links [http://www.bible… …   Wikipedia

  • Solomon's Porch —    (John 10:23; Acts 3:11; 5:12), a colonnade, or cloister probably, on the eastern side of the temple. It is not mentioned in connection with the first temple, but Josephus mentions a porch, so called, in Herod s temple (q.v.) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • porch — A forecourt with pillars in Solomon s house (1 Kgs. 7:6); and in Herod s Temple at Jerusalem a colonnaded portico or passageway was known as Solomon s porch (Acts 3:11) …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Solomon's Temple — ( he. בית המקדש, transliterated Beit HaMikdash ), also known as the First Temple, was, according to the Bible, the first temple of the ancient religion of the biblical Israelites in Jerusalem. According to the Bible, it functioned as a religious… …   Wikipedia

  • Solomon — • The second son of David by his wife Bathsheba, and the acknowledged favourite of his father Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Solomon     Solomon      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Solomon —    Peaceful, (Heb. Shelomoh), David s second son by Bathsheba, i.e., the first after their legal marriage (2 Sam. 12). He was probably born about B.C. 1035 (1 Chr. 22:5; 29:1). He succeeded his father on the throne in early manhood, probably… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Porch, Solomon's —    A colonnade on the east of the temple, so called from a tradition that it was a relic of Solomon s temple left standing after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians. (Comp. 1 Kings 7:6.) The word porch is in the New Testament the… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Pharaoh's daughter (wife of Solomon) — Pharaoh s daughter who was the wife of Solomon is a figure in Hebrew scriptures who married the king of the United Monarchy of Israel to cement a political alliance with Egypt. Out of his vast harem, she is the only wife singled out, although she …   Wikipedia

  • Temple, Solomon's —    Before his death David had with all his might provided materials in great abundance for the building of the temple on the summit of Mount Moriah (1 Chr. 22:14; 29:4; 2 Chr. 3:1), on the east of the city, on the spot where Abraham had offered… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Court (in Scripture) — • The word court, in the English Bible, corresponds to the Hebrew haçer enclosed space. Also, in the English Bible the word court is occasionally used to mean the retinue of a person of high rank and authority Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight …   Catholic encyclopedia

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