Dung (Dung Gate)
DUNG (DUNG GATE). The excrement of humans and animals. In the Bible ten different words meaning dung are used, nine of them in Heb. and one in Gr.
In the NT Paul uses the term to refer to that which is despised and worthless. Paul counts all other things as “dung” compared with knowing Christ (
The name “Dung Gate” is found in four passages in the
National Geographic Society, Everyday Life in Bible Times (1967), 225, 357.