Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So the people went forth, and brought them, and made themselves booths, every one upon the roof of his house, and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the street of the water gate, and in the street of the gate of Ephraim.
If you build a new house, make a railing around your roof, so that you don’t bring bloodguilt on your house if someone falls from it.
2 Samuel 11:2
One evening David got up from his bed and strolled around on the roof of the palace. From the roof he saw a woman bathing—a very beautiful woman.
The houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah will become impure like that place Topheth—all the houses on whose rooftops they have burned incense to the whole heavenly host
and poured out drink offerings to other gods.”
The Chaldeans who are going to fight against this city will come, set this city on fire, and burn it along with the houses where incense has been burned to Baal on their rooftops and where drink offerings have been poured out to other gods to provoke Me to anger.
2 Chronicles 20:5
Then Jehoshaphat stood in the assembly of Judah and Jerusalem in the Lord’s temple before the new courtyard.
2 Chronicles 33:5
He built altars to the whole heavenly host in both courtyards
of the Lord’s temple.
The street of the water gate
While he was facing the square in front of the Water Gate,
he read out of it from daybreak until noon before the men, the women, and those who could understand. All the people listened attentively to the book of the law.
and the temple servants
living on Ophel made repairs opposite the Water Gate toward the east and the tower that juts out.
At the Fountain Gate
they climbed the steps of the city of David on the ascent of the wall and went above the house of David to the Water Gate on the east.