2 Chronicles 23:15
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New International Version
So they seized her as she reached the entrance of the Horse Gate on the palace grounds, and there they put her to death.

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.

Darby Bible Translation
And they made way for her, and she went through the entrance of the horse-gate into the king's house, and they put her to death there.

World English Bible
So they made way for her. She went to the entrance of the horse gate to the king's house; and they killed her there.

Young's Literal Translation
And they make for her sides, and she cometh in unto the entrance of the gate of the horses at the house of the king, and they put her to death there.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Of the horse-gate - See on 2 Kings 11:16 (note).

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.

Nehemiah 3:28 From above the horse gate repaired the priests, every one over against his house.

they slew her there

2 Chronicles 22:10 But when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the seed royal of the house of Judah.

Judges 1:7 And Adonibezek said, Three score and ten kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered their meat under my table...

Psalm 5:6 You shall destroy them that speak leasing: the LORD will abhor the bloody and deceitful man.

Psalm 55:23 But you, O God, shall bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days...

Matthew 7:2 For with what judgment you judge, you shall be judged: and with what measure you mete, it shall be measured to you again.

James 2:13 For he shall have judgment without mercy, that has showed no mercy; and mercy rejoices against judgment.

Revelation 16:5-7 And I heard the angel of the waters say, You are righteous, O Lord, which are, and were, and shall be, because you have judged thus...

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Jehoiada and Joash
'And when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the seed royal. 2. But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king's sons which were slain; and they hid him, even him and his nurse, in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that he was not slain. 3. And he was with her hid in the house of the Lord six years. And Athaliah did reign over the land. 4. And the seventh year Jehoiada
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
2 Chronicles 22:10
When Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she proceeded to destroy the whole royal family of the house of Judah.

2 Chronicles 23:14
Jehoiada the priest sent out the commanders of units of a hundred, who were in charge of the troops, and said to them: "Bring her out between the ranks and put to the sword anyone who follows her." For the priest had said, "Do not put her to death at the temple of the LORD."

Nehemiah 3:28
Above the Horse Gate, the priests made repairs, each in front of his own house.

Jeremiah 31:40
The whole valley where dead bodies and ashes are thrown, and all the terraces out to the Kidron Valley on the east as far as the corner of the Horse Gate, will be holy to the LORD. The city will never again be uprooted or demolished."

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