Beautiful gate



beautiful gate

the name of one of the gates of the temple (Acts 3:2). It is supposed to have been the door which led from the court of the Gentiles to the court of the women. It was of massive structure, and covered with plates of Corinthian brass.

Historical Examples

“Rise up and walk,” said Peter to the lame man at the beautiful gate.
The Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Joshua William Garden Blaikie

But, sir, which way shall we go in order to arrive at the beautiful gate?
My First Cruise W.H.G. Kingston

On top of it you will find a great plain and a house with a beautiful gate.
Europa’s Fairy Book Joseph Jacobs

Beyond this bridge was a wall of glass, in which opened a beautiful gate, which conducted into Paradise.
Library Of The World’s Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 4 Charles Dudley Warner

He caught sight of some Pharisees coming down the steps of the beautiful gate.
Men Called Him Master Elwyn Allen Smith

Access to the central aisle is gained through a door of sculptured wood known as the beautiful gate.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6 Various

It was nothing like his dream that Tiny sang, though to be sure it was all about a beautiful gate.
My First Cruise W.H.G. Kingston

The beautiful gate of the Temple, which required the strength of twenty men to close it, had opened of its own accord.
For the Temple G. A. Henty

In this respect they resemble Raffaelle’s beggars at the “beautiful gate,” in their admirable generality an individuality.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54, No. 334, August 1843 Various

But the producer hammers and hammers away like a metal-worker fashioning a beautiful gate.
England Frank Fox

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