New American Standard Bible
Above the Horse Gate the priests carried out repairs, each in front of his house.
King James Bible
From above the horse gate repaired the priests, every one over against his house.
Darby Bible Translation
From above the horse-gate repaired the priests, every one over against his house.
World English Bible
Above the horse gate repaired the priests, everyone over against his own house.
Young's Literal Translation
From above the horse-gate have the priests strengthened, each over-against his house.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
"The horse gate" was on the east side of the city, overlooking the Kidron valley. It seems to have been a gate by which horses approached and left the old palace, that of David, which lay north of the temple Nehemiah 3:25.
I. Beth-cerem, Nehemiah 3:14. "The stones, as well of the altar, as of the ascent to the altar, were from the valley of Beth-cerem, which they digged out beneath the barren land. And thence they are wont to bring whole stones, upon which the working iron came not." The fathers of the traditions, treating concerning the blood of women's terms, reckon up five colours of it; among which that, "which is like the water of the earth, out of the valley of Beth-cerem."--Where the Gloss writes thus, "Beth-cerem …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
Gihon, the Same with the Fountain of Siloam.
2 Kings 11:16
So they seized her, and when she arrived at the horses' entrance of the king's house, she was put to death there.
2 Chronicles 23:15
So they seized her, and when she arrived at the entrance of the Horse Gate of the king's house, they put her to death there.
After them Zadok the son of Immer carried out repairs in front of his house. And after him Shemaiah the son of Shecaniah, the keeper of the East Gate, carried out repairs.
"And the whole valley of the dead bodies and of the ashes, and all the fields as far as the brook Kidron, to the corner of the Horse Gate toward the east, shall be holy to the LORD; it will not be plucked up or overthrown anymore forever."
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