a holy place or sanctuary, occurs only in Amos 7:13 , where one of the idol priests calls Bethel "the king's chapel."

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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.

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Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Chapel". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .


chap'-el (miqdash, "a holy place"; the Revised Version (British and American) SANCTUARY, which see):

"It is the king's chapel" (Amos 7:13 the King James Version), an expression indicative of the dependence of this sanctuary on the court.

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