He built the high gate in the house of the Lord
See the note on ( 2 Kings
and on the wall of Ophel he built much;
which Kimchi interprets an high place; it was the eastern part of
Mount Zion. Josephus F6 calls it Ophlas, and says it joined
to the eastern porch of the temple; and some have thought the
porch of the temple is meant; the Targum renders it a palace; it
is a tradition of the Jews that it was the holy of holies
F6 De Bell. Jud. l. 5. c. 4. sect. 2. F7 Vid. Hieron Trad. Heb. in lib. Paralipom.
fol. 86. A. F. G.