New International Version
Then I moved on toward the Fountain Gate and the King's Pool, but there was not enough room for my mount to get through;
King James Bible
Then I went on to the gate of the fountain, and to the king's pool: but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass.
Darby Bible Translation
And I went on to the fountain-gate, and to the king's pool; and there was no place for the beast under me to pass.
World English Bible
Then I went on to the spring gate and to the king's pool: but there was no place for the animal that was under me to pass.
Young's Literal Translation
And I pass over unto the gate of the fountain, and unto the pool of the king, and there is no place for the beast under me to pass over,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The gate of the fountain - Of Siloah.
The king's pool - Probably the aqueduct made by Hezekiah, to bring the waters of Gihon to the city of David. See 2 Chronicles 32:30.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the gate of the fountain (The gate leading either to the fountain of Siloam, on the east of the city, or to that of Gihon, on the west.)
the king's pool (Probably the aqueduct made by Hezekiah to bring the waters of Gihon to the city of David.)
LibraryThe Builders on the Wall
[This chapter is based on Nehemiah 2; 3; and 4.] Nehemiah's journey to Jerusalem was accomplished in safety. The royal letters to the governors of the provinces along his route secured him honorable reception and prompt assistance. No enemy dared molest the official who was guarded by the power of the Persian king and treated with marked consideration by the provincial rulers. His arrival in Jerusalem, however, with a military escort, showing that he had come on some important mission, excited the …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
General Account of Jesus' Teaching.
2 Kings 20:20
As for the other events of Hezekiah's reign, all his achievements and how he made the pool and the tunnel by which he brought water into the city, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah?
The Fountain Gate was repaired by Shallun son of Kol-Hozeh, ruler of the district of Mizpah. He rebuilt it, roofing it over and putting its doors and bolts and bars in place. He also repaired the wall of the Pool of Siloam, by the King's Garden, as far as the steps going down from the City of David.
At the Fountain Gate they continued directly up the steps of the City of David on the ascent to the wall and passed above the site of David's palace to the Water Gate on the east.
I made reservoirs to water groves of flourishing trees.
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