Sheep Gate, Sheep Market - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Sheep Gate, Sheep Market

[ 1,,G4262, probatikos ]
an adjective, used in the grammatically feminine form, in John 5:2, to agree with pule, a gate," understood, RV, "sheep gate" (not with agora, "a market," AV, "sheep market"). In the Sept., Nehemiah 3:1, Nehemiah 3:32; Nehemiah 12:39. This "sheep gate" was near the Temple; the sacrifices for the Temple probably entered by it.

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