Definition of Solomon's porch
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Solomon's porch Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Easton's Bible Dictionary
(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.).
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 rendering of three different Greek words: (1.) Stoa, meaning a portico or veranda (John 5:2; 10:23; Acts 3:11; 5:12). (2.) Pulon, a gateway (Matt. 26:71). (3.) Proaulion, the entrance to the inner court (Mark 14:68).
Solomon's porch Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Solomon's Porch, Portico or Colonnade (; ; ), was a colonnade, or cloister, probably located on the eastern side of the temple's Outer Court in Jerusalem, named after Solomon, King of Israel, and not to be confused with the Royal Portico which was on the southern side of the temple in the area currently occupied by the Al Aqsa Mosque.
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