Terrace
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A raised level space, shelf, or platform of earth, supported on one or more sides by a wall, a bank of tuft, or the like, whether designed for use or pleasure.

2. (n.) A balcony, especially a large and uncovered one.

3. (n.) A flat roof to a house; as, the buildings of the Oriental nations are covered with terraces.

4. (n.) A street, or a row of houses, on a bank or the side of a hill; hence, any street, or row of houses.

5. (n.) A level plain, usually with a steep front, bordering a river, a lake, or sometimes the sea.

6. (v. t.) To form into a terrace or terraces; to furnish with a terrace or terraces, as, to terrace a garden, or a building.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
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.' "

Strong's Hebrew
6170. arugah -- a garden terrace or bed
... 6169, 6170. arugah. 6171 . a garden terrace or bed. Transliteration: arugah
Phonetic Spelling: (ar-oo-gaw') Short Definition: beds. ...
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4546. mesillah -- a highway
... 1). causeway, course, highway, path, terrace. From calal; a thoroughfare
(as turnpiked), literally or figuratively; specifically ...
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8525. telem -- a furrow
... furrow, ridge. From an unused root meaning to accumulate; a bank or terrace --
furrow, ridge. 8524, 8525. telem. 8526 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

Description of Pilate's Palace and the Adjacent Buildings.
... The marble staircase ascended by persons going to the governor's palace led likewise
to an uncovered terrace, and it was from this terrace that Pilate gave ...
/.../chapter xvi description of pilates.htm

In Jerusalem when Herod Reigned
... look northward, are (on the Eastern hill) Ophel, the Priest-quarter, and the Temple -
oh, how wondrously beautiful and enlarged, and rising terrace upon terrace ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter i in jerusalem when.htm

Jesus Before Pilate.
... Pilate was reposing in a comfortable chair, on a terrace which overlooked the forum,
and a small three-legged table stood by his side, on which was placed the ...
/.../chapter xvii jesus before pilate.htm

Jesus Condemned to be Crucified.
... This tribunal was called Gabbatha; it was a kind of round terrace, ascended by means
of staircases; on the top was a seat for Pilate, and behind this seat a ...
/.../chapter xxix jesus condemned to.htm

The Temples and the Gods of Chaldaea
... more than one apartment: an altar stood before the door, and access to it was obtained
by a straight external staircase, interrupted at each terrace by a more ...
/.../chapter iithe temples and the.htm

In the House of his Heavenly, and in the Home of his Earthly ...
... deep valleys, surrounded by a sea of walls, palaces, streets, and houses, and crowned
by a mass of snowy marble and glittering gold, rising terrace upon terrace ...
/.../edersheim/the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter x in the house.htm

The Marriage Feast in Cana of Galilee - the Miracle that is a Sign ...
... miles north-east of Nazareth, on the road to the Lake of Galilee, we picture it
to ourselves as on the slope of a hill, its houses rising terrace upon terrace ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter iv the marriage feast.htm

The First Day in Passion-Week - Palm-Sunday - the Royal Entry into ...
... hid by the slope of Olivet on the right; what is seen is only Mount Zion, now for
the most part a rough field.' But at that time it rose, terrace upon terrace ...
/.../edersheim/the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter i the first day.htm

The Conquest of Babylon.
... The upper terrace, or platform, was several hundred feet from the ground; so high,
that it was necessary to build arches upon arches within, in order to attain ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/cyrus the great/chapter viii the conquest of.htm

The Soul of Prayer
... makes melody in his heart to the Lord. That terrace was made with a purpose
and a welcome at will. And it is good to pace the Italian ...
//christianbookshelf.org/forsyth/the soul of prayer/title page.htm

Thesaurus
Terrace (1 Occurrence)
... 6. (vt) To form into a terrace or terraces; to furnish with a terrace or terraces,
as, to terrace a garden, or a building. Int. ...TERRACE. ...
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Philadelphia (2 Occurrences)
... PHILADELPHIA. fil-a-del-'fi-a (Philadelphia: A city of ancient Lydia in Asia Minor
on the Cogamus River, 105 miles from Smyrna. It stood upon a terrace 650 ft. ...
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Terraces (9 Occurrences)

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Terms (25 Occurrences)

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Jordan (188 Occurrences)
... The debris brought down by this stream has formed a fertile delta terrace 3 or 4
miles in diameter, which now, as in ancient times, is an attractive place for ...
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Olives (30 Occurrences)
... It is a separately fortified, oblong enclosure; its high walls with their 9 gates
rising from a narrow terrace at a slight elevation above the platform and the ...
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Vase (3 Occurrences)
... that described in the first definition above, or the representation of one in a
solid block of stone, or the like, used for an ornament, as on a terrace or in ...
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Locust (25 Occurrences)
... everything of wood in the house. Every terrace, court, and inner chamber is
filled with them in a moment. Such an awful visitation swept ...
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Gallery (2 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary. (1.) Hebrews `attik (Ezek. 41:15, 16), a terrace; a
projection; ledge. (2.) Hebrews rahit (Cant. 1:17), translated "rafters," marg. ...
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Till (774 Occurrences)
... formed in a glacier valley by means of the waters derived from the melting glaciers; --
sometimes applied to alluvium of an upper river terrace, when not ...
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