Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Now after this he built a wall without the city of David, on the west side of Gihon, in the valley, even to the entering in at the fish gate, and compassed about Ophel, and raised it up a very great height, and put captains of war in all the fenced cities of Judah.

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Bible References

He built

2 Chronicles 32:5
Also he strengthened himself and built up all the wall that was broken and caused the towers to be raised up, and another wall outside, and repaired Millo in the city of David, and made swords and shields in abundance.


2 Chronicles 32:30
This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah was prospered in all that he did.
1 Kings 1:33
And the king said unto them, Take with you the slaves of your lord and cause Solomon my son to ride upon my own mule and bring him down to Gihon.

Fish gate

Nehemiah 3:3
And the sons of Hassenaah built the fish gate; they laid its beams and set up its doors, its locks, and its bars.
Nehemiah 12:39
and from the gate of Ephraim, to the old gate, and to the fish gate, to the tower of Hananeel, and the tower of Meah, unto the sheep gate; and they stood still in the gate of the guards.
Zephaniah 1:10
And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the LORD that there shall be the noise of a cry from the fish gate and a howling from the school and a great destruction from the hills.


2 Chronicles 27:3
He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.
Nehemiah 3:26
And the Nethinims were in Ophel, , unto the place over against the water gate toward the east and the tower that lies out.


2 Chronicles 11:11
And he fortified the strong holds, and put captains in them and provisions and wine and oil;
2 Chronicles 17:19
These were servants of the king, besides those whom the king had put in the fenced cities throughout all Judah.

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Job 12:18
He looses the bond of kings and girds their loins with a girdle.