New International Version
Above the Horse Gate, the priests made repairs, each in front of his own 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The horse gate - The place through which the horses passed in order to be watered; It was near the temple. Some rabbins suppose that in order to go to the temple, a person might go on horseback to the place here referred to, but then was obliged to alight, as a horse could pass no farther. Horses were never very plentiful in Jerusalem.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Library'Over against his House'
'The priests repaired every one over against his house.'--NEH. iii. 28. The condition of our great cities has lately been forced upon public attention, and all kinds of men have been offering their panaceas. I am not about to enter upon that discussion, but I am glad to seize the opportunity of saying one or two things which I think very much need to be said to individual Christian people about their duty in the matter. 'Every man over against his house' is the principle I desire to commend to you …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Some Buildings in Acra. Bezeiha. Millo.
2 Kings 11:16
So they seized her as she reached the place where the horses enter the palace grounds, and there she was put to death.
2 Chronicles 23:15
So they seized her as she reached the entrance of the Horse Gate on the palace grounds, and there they put her to death.
Next to them, Zadok son of Immer made repairs opposite his house. Next to him, Shemaiah son of Shekaniah, the guard at the East Gate, made repairs.
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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