( Matthew 20:3 ; Mark 12:38 ; Luke 7:35 ; Acts 16:19 ) (any open place of public resort in cities or towns where public trials and assemblies were held and goods were exposed for sale. "The market-places or bazaars of the East were, and are at this day, the constant resort of unoccupied people, the idle, the news-mongers." --Hackett s Ill. S.S. --ED.)
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Marketplaces'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".