Tower of the furnaces
( Nehemiah 3:11 ; 12:38 ), a tower at the north-western angle of the second wall of Jerusalem. It was probably so named from its contiguity to the "bakers' street" ( Jeremiah 37:21 ).
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Tower of the furnaces". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .