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Horse Gate
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Horse Gate
Horse Gate A gate of the palace in Jerusalem where Athaliah was put to death (2 Chr 23:15). Mentioned elsewhere as one of the gates of the city of Jerusalem (Neh 3:28; Jer 31:40).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Horse Gate (Place)
HORSE GATE (PLACE) [Heb šaʿar hassûsı̂m (שַׁעַר הַסּוּסִים‎); ʾel-mĕbôʾ (אֶל־מְבֹוא‎) šaʿar-hassûsı̂m (שַׁעַר־הַסּוּסִים‎); derek-mĕbôʾ hassûsı̂m (דֶּרֶך־מְבֹוא הַסּוּסִים)]. Two separate entrances for horses in Jerusalem. The Horse Gate (Heb šaʿar hasšsĦm) mentioned by Jeremiah (31:40) and Nehemiah
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Horse Gate
Horse Gate. Gate near the palace in Jerusalem (Jer 31:40), in the southeast part of the city wall. Here Queen Athaliah was put to death (2 Kgs 11:16; 2 Chr 23:15). The gate was restored under Nehemiah (Neh 3:28).See Jerusalem.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Horse Gate
HORSE GATE Gate near the palace in Jerusalem (Jer 31:40), in the southeast part of the city wall. Here Queen Athaliah was put to death (2 Kgs 11:16; 2 Chr 23:15). The gate was restored under Nehemiah (Neh 3:28).See also Jerusalem.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Horse Gate
Horse Gate (Heb. ša˓ar hassûsîm). A gate of Jerusalem located at the southeast corner of the temple complex, north of the Water Gate and the Ophel wall and near the palace (Jer. 31:40). It was restored at the time of Nehemiah (Neh. 3:28). This may be the same gate associated with the murder of Queen
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Horse Gate
HORSE GATE. A gate in the old wall of Jerusalem at the W end of the bridge leading from Zion to the Temple (Neh. 3:28; Jer. 31:40; 2 Chron. 23:15), perhaps so called because the “horses which the kings of Judah had given to the sun” (2 Kings 23:11) were led through it for idolatrous worship.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Horse-gate
Horse-gatea gate in the wall of Jerusalem, at the west end of the bridge, leading from Zion to the temple (Neh. 3:28; Jer. 31:40).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Horse Gate
HORSE GATE Gate on east side of city wall of Jerusalem near the temple. Jeremiah promised its rebuilding (Jer. 31:40), and the priests under Nehemiah rebuilt it (Neh. 3:28).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Horse Gate
Horse Gate. A Jerusalem gate on the E wall of the city (Jer. 31:40). Restored by Nehemiah (Neh. 3:28), it was apparently N of the Water Gate and S of the East Gate (vv. 26, 29), therefore near the SE corner of the temple. Queen Athaliah was killed “at the entrance of the Horse Gate [mĕbôʾ šaʿar-hassûsîm]
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
HORSE GATE
HORSE GATE [שַׁעַר הַסּוּסִיםshaʿar hassusim]. A gate of Jerusalem mentioned in Jeremiah’s description of a rebuilt, expanded city (31:40) that appears in association with the repairs being carried out by priests in Neh 3:28. It was located on the eastern side of the city near the Temple/palace complex
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