English Standard Version
So they laid hands on her, and she went into the entrance of the horse gate of the king’s house, and they put her to death there.
King James Bible
So they laid hands on her; and when she was come to the entering of the horse gate by the king's house, they slew her there.
American Standard Version
So they made way for her; and she went to the entrance of the horse gate to the king's house: and they slew her there.
And they laid hold on her by the neck: and when she was come within the horse gate of the palace, they killed her there.
English Revised Version
So they made way for her; and she went to the entry of the horse gate to the king's house: and they slew her there.
Webster's Bible Translation
So they laid hands on her; and when she had come to the entrance of the horse gate by the king's house, they slew her there.
2 Chronicles 23:15 Parallel
CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
The account of the occupation of the temple thus arranged agrees with 2 Kings 11:9-11. Instead of המּאות שׂרי (Kings), in 2 Chronicles 23:8 are very fittingly named "the Levites (as in 2 Chronicles 23:5) and all Judah," viz., in its chiefs, since the high priest had assured himself of the support of the heads of the fathers'-houses of Israel (2 Chronicles 23:2). Further, to the statement that those who were departing from the service also took part in the affair, it is added, "for Jehoiada had not dismissed the courses." המּחלקות are the divisions which, according to the arrangement made by David (1 Chronicles 24-26), had charge of the temple service at that time. To the captains Jehoiada gave the spears and shields which had been presented to the temple by David as offerings, because they had come into the temple without weapons; see on 2 Kings 11:10. ויּעמד, "and he caused the whole people to take position," is connected formally with ויּתּן, 2 Chronicles 23:9; while in 2 Kings 11:11, we have simply ויּעמדוּ.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the horse gate This gate was in the eastern wall of the city, towards the brook Kidron, (Jer.
31:40) at which the king's horses probably went out from the stables at Millo. It was near the temple; and some Rabbins suppose that, in order to go to the temple, a person might go on horseback to this place, but was then obliged to alight.
they slew her there
2 Chronicles 22:10
Now when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the royal family of the house of Judah.
2 Chronicles 23:14
Then Jehoiada the priest brought out the captains who were set over the army, saying to them, "Bring her out between the ranks, and anyone who follows her is to be put to death with the sword." For the priest said, "Do not put her to death in the house of the LORD."
Above the Horse Gate the priests repaired, each one opposite his own house.
The whole valley of the dead bodies and the ashes, and all the fields as far as the brook Kidron, to the corner of the Horse Gate toward the east, shall be sacred to the LORD. It shall not be plucked up or overthrown anymore forever."
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