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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CommentaryClarke'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.
they slew her there
LibraryJehoiada 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
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."
Above the Horse Gate, the priests made repairs, each in front of his own house.
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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