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Terrace

TERRACE

ter'-as (mecillah):

Solomon is said, in 2 Chronicles 9:11, to have made of the algum trees brought him from Ophir "terraces," or raised walks, for the house of Yahweh. In the parallel 1 Kings 10:12, the word used is rendered "pillars," margin "`a railing'; Hebrew `a prop.'"


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'TERRACE'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.