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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Pinnacle

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Literally a wing; probably some part of the battlements on the outer wall of the temple, perhaps of Solomon's porch, accessible by stairs, Matthew 4:5-6 . Josephus describes a gallery constructed by Herod to overhang the deep valley of the Kidron, and says that the beholder on looking down from it would become dizzy. See TEMPTATION.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Pinnacle'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/p/pinnacle.html. 1859.

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